Mental Health

State hospital ordered for Sheridan woman in murder case

A Sheridan woman’s mental-health state won’t allow her to stand trial in the near future on a murder charge in connection with the stabbing death of her mother. Instea ...

Laura’s Law now part of Placer County mental health tool chest

Laura’s Law has arrived in Placer County. The Placer County Board of Supervisors adopted a resolution Tuesday authorizing implementation of assisted out-patient treatment fo ...

Area mental health services wrestle with growing demand

    Demand for mental health care services is on the rise in and around Placer County, and providers are struggling to find new ways to meet it. Serving an estimated 2 ...