Mental Health Blog

Teen Drug Abuse: Warning Signs You Should Look For

October 31, 2017 Posted in: Press Release

Do you worry that your teenage child has been abusing drugs? If so, are not alone. Each year thousands of children become victim to teen drug abuse and it’s a... Continue reading →

How College May Affect the Mental Wellness of a Young Student

October 24, 2016 Posted in: Announcement

College Mental Illness

Going away to college is usually a dramatic transition from a highly controlled environment to an exponentially... Continue reading →

Understanding Military Sexual Trauma (MST)

August 4, 2016 Posted in: Announcement

Military Sexual Trauma

Military sexual trauma (MST) is more common than most realize and affects both male and female service members and their families. Understanding what MST is and how... Continue reading →

Vista del Mar Hospital partners with Jason Foundation Inc. (JFI)

June 12, 2015 Posted in: Press Release

The Jason Foundation, Inc. (JFI), a... Continue reading →

Biomarker Could Predict PTSD Risk

April 16, 2015 Posted in: Press Release, Military Support

Blood expression levels of genes targeted by the stress hormones called glucocorticoids could be a physical measure, or biomarker, of risk for developing Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), according to a study conducted in rats by researchers at the Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai... Continue reading →

Military Suicides Up Slightly in 2014

April 16, 2015 Posted in: Press Release, Military Support

WASHINGTON — Suicides among members of the active-duty military personnel rose slightly in 2014, led by increases in the number of sailors and airmen who took their own lives, new Defense Department figures show.
There were fewer suicides by Army soldiers and Marines, the two services that... Continue reading →

Behavioral Health in the United States

November 1, 2013 Posted in: Announcement, adolescent

29 October 2013 By: Judith L. Teich, MSW, Behavioral Research Scientist
Center for Behavioral Health Statistics and Quality

SAMHSA’s new publication, Behavioral Health, United States, 2012, provides in-depth information about the... Continue reading →