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Since it first opened to youth in November 2016, the de-escalation room in the Sacramento County... more »
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Posted by laurieudesky | Wednesday, 2012-02-22, 13:22
Hi Jane, Very interesting article! Thanks for it, Laurie Udesky

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Alameda County's path-breaking new mental-health court seeks to help youth with psychiatric problems who have broken the law.

How do you tell the stories of children or teenagers who have stigmatizing health problems without causing harm once the story is published? Laurie Udesky offers tips for reporting with sensitivity — but still getting the story.

To the Hmong, illness is often a sign that a spirit has been wronged, is seeking revenge or wants to settle a favor bestowed in the past. Laurie Udesky explores how teaching Hmong shamans more about Western medicine can help save lives.