Tag: Mental health

OPINION: Healthcare needs to do better for trans lives

By Leo Cabral A trip to the hospital can induce anxiety in some and total horror in others. I’m not talking about the fear of needles. I’m talking about being queer in the healthcare system. There are many reasons why transgender people express trepidation when the time comes to see a doctor — this can

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Views: Officials should close gun stores, unnecessary during quarantine

By Leo Cabral It is no surprise that America would consider gun shops essential businesses. Who loves guns more than good ol’ America? State and local governments have laid out recommended regulations during the shelter in place order levied in mid March and, quite frankly, firearms do not quite fit the level of necessity as

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Doctors Without Borders Visits The Box Theater in Riverside

By Erik Galicia Correction: In a previous version of this story we incorrectly ran a headline that stated Doctors Without Borders took place at Riverside City College. Doctors Without Borders actually took place in The Box Theater in Downtown Riverside. In 2002, Karen Stewart, a mental health officer for Doctors Without Borders, lost her sister to

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Bernie Sanders speaks to potential voters in Riverside

A line stretched several blocks around the Riverside Municipal Auditorium filled with Bernie Sanders supporters and undecided voters in efforts to have the chance to see the Democratic presidential hopeful speak May 24.

BRIEF: RCC Hosts ‘Balanced Life & Balanced Mind Expo’

Posted: May 27, 2015 | Written by: Crystal Olmedo RCC will close out the celebration of Mental Health Awareness Month with the “Balanced Life – Balance Mind Expo,” on May 30 in the Digital Library from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Free food, entertainment, presentations, music, and a raffle will be provided. This event is

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Riverside Police Department talks mental health at community forum

Posted: May 13, 2015 | Written by Aja Sanders The Riverside Police Department and the Riverside County Department of Mental Health collaborated on May 7 at California Baptist University for a panel discussion about policing and mental health. The panel was comprised of both members of law enforcement and trained experts in treating those with

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Active Minds raises mental health awareness at Club Rush

Posted: March 11, 2015 | Written by Austin McVey Riverside City College students took Club Rush by storm March 3 and 4. Active Minds was seen promoting their club and showing students what it means to talk openly about mental health. With 426 chapters in the United States and Canada, RCC’s Active Minds is among

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RCC prepares for ‘Yes means yes’ bill in California

Crystal Olmedo | Staff Writer In the wake of numerous mishandlings of sexual assault claims made by California college students, Riverside City College students and faculty are preparing to do their part to raise awareness and implement regulations. These regulations are set to take precedent in regards to education on sexual assault, and the enforcing

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