The  HSU Department of Social Work in partnership with Two Feathers Native American Family Services & HSU Native American Studies, Child Development and Psychology Departments present Indigenous Knowledge: Community, Well-Being and Healing to rethink mental health services in Native Amercian communities.

KHSU Magazine: Mental Health Awareness Month

May 12, 2017

Mental health needs don't always mean serious mental illness; it might be depression or anxiety, addiction or any number of issues which can disrupt daily life and activities. 

Patty Ravitz, LMFT and President of the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists spoke to Danielle Orr during the KHSU Magazine. 

Katie Whiteside

The Healthy California Act, would create the Healthy California program to provide comprehensive universal single-payer health care coverage and a health care cost control system for the benefit of all residents of the state. Courageous Resistance of Humboldt and Health Care for All are holding public meetings to discuss SB 562. Dr. Corinne Frugoni and Nurse Pat Kanzler discussed the importance of this bill on the KHSU Magazine. 

Sarah Nelson, Health Education Specialist at the Humboldt County Department of Health and Human Services talks with Claire Reynolds about an upcoming Youth Mental Health First Aid training that will be taking place at the Yurok Tribal Office in Weitchpec on Tuesday, April 18 from 8:30 am to 5:00 pm. Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour course that helps people who are working with young people to identify, understand and respond to signs of addictions and mental illnesses.

To register for the Youth Mental Health First Aid training on April 18 in Weitchpec, contact Sarah nelson at or by phone at 707-441-5565.