• State of mental health and facilities in Tahoe

    State of mental health and facilities in Tahoe

    Publisher’s note: This is one of several stories about mental health issues in the Lake Tahoe Basin that will be running through October. The other stories may be accessed from the Home page under Special Projects, then click on Mental Health. By Linda Fine Conaboy Living at beautiful Lake Tahoe and the lake’s surrounding areas, […]

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  • Realities of mental health challenge families

    Realities of mental health challenge families

    Publisher’s note: This is one of several stories about mental health issues in the Lake Tahoe Basin that will be running through October. The other stories may be accessed from the Home page under Special Projects, then click on Mental Health. By Kathryn Reed It never goes away. That’s the reality of living with mental […]

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  • Mentally ill suspects test law enforcement

    Mentally ill suspects test law enforcement

    Publisher’s note: This is one of several stories about mental health issues in the Lake Tahoe Basin that will be running through October. The other stories may be accessed from the Home page under Special Projects, then click on Mental Health. By Susan Wood El Dorado County Superior Court Judge Suzanne Kingsbury has learned personally […]

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  • South Lake Tahoe couple uses life’s lessons to teach others how to cope with mental illness

    South Lake Tahoe couple uses life’s lessons to teach others how to cope with mental illness

    Publisher’s note: This is one of several stories about mental health issues in the Lake Tahoe Basin that will be running through October. All stories may be accessed by going to the Home page, Special Projects, then hit Mental Health. By Jeanne Nelson Nearly five years ago a kind nurse saw me sobbing in the […]

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  • South Shore educators grapple with mental health issues throughout K-12 spectrum

    South Shore educators grapple with mental health issues throughout K-12 spectrum

    Publisher’s note: This is one of several stories about mental health issues in the Lake Tahoe Basin that will be running through October. By Terra Breeden In Lake Tahoe Unified School District, 42 children were taken to Barton Memorial Hospital for suicidal tendencies this past school year. The growing problem of mental health-related issues in […]

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  • Breaking down the basics of mental health

    Breaking down the basics of mental health

    Publisher’s note: This is one of several stories about mental health issues in the Lake Tahoe Basin that will be running through October. By Lake Tahoe News Mental illness is a growing problem throughout the country, and Lake Tahoe is not immune to this trend. Barton Health is taking an active role in bringing help […]

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  • Demand for mental health care grows in Tahoe

    Demand for mental health care grows in Tahoe

    Publisher’s note: This is one of several stories about mental health issues in the Lake Tahoe Basin that will be running through October. By Kathryn Reed Mental health is a growing problem on the South Shore that is affecting all ages and has no socio-economic boundaries. More people are committing suicide. Substance abuse is an […]

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  • Spreading hope for those with mental illness

    Spreading hope for those with mental illness

    Publisher’s note: This is one of several stories about mental health issues in the Lake Tahoe Basin that will be running through October. By Kathryn Reed Recovery is possible. That is the overriding message from parents of a mentally ill son. Jeanne Nelson cried in the shower every day for a year grieving for the loss of […]

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  • Spotlight on mental health on the South Shore

    Spotlight on mental health on the South Shore

    Publisher’s note: Beginning today Lake Tahoe News will be delving into the topic of mental health in the Lake Tahoe Basin. This is the first of several stories that will be running through October. By Jessie Marchesseau Considering one in five adults experiences some sort of mental illness in any given year, it’s no surprise this […]

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