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    For Depressed Youth, A Chance To Break The Silence

    Jul 26, 2014

    Marco Villalobos

    When Amber Cavarlez was 16 years old, her mother was diagnosed with cancer. As the oldest child, she cared for both her mother and her younger brother. During the time that her mother was sick, and even after her mother’s passing, the family didn’t discuss what was happening, and Cavarlez kept what she was feeling to herself.
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    For Depressed Youth, A Chance To Break The Silence

    Jul 26, 2014

    Marco Villalobos

    When Amber Cavarlez was 16 years old, her mother was diagnosed with cancer. As the oldest child, she cared for both her mother and her younger brother. During the time that her mother was sick, and even after her mother’s passing, the family didn’t discuss what was happening, and Cavarlez kept what she was feeling to herself.
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    Youth Depression Thrives on Silence - California Data Show Shocking Impact of Mental Disorders

    Jul 17, 2014

    Anna Challet

    When Amber Cavarlez was in high school and her mother died of colon cancer, she and her Filipino Catholic family went to church and lit candles every day. But, she says, “After she passed, nothing was said about it. No one talked about it.”
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    Youth Depression Thrives on Silence - California Data Show Shocking Impact of Mental Disorders

    Jul 17, 2014

    Anna Challet

    When Amber Cavarlez was in high school and her mother died of colon cancer, she and her Filipino Catholic family went to church and lit candles every day. But, she says, “After she passed, nothing was said about it. No one talked about it.”
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    For New Grads, Depression After Diploma

    Jul 16, 2014

    Raymond Fong

    For Dolaphine Kwok, the euphoria of graduating from college was quickly replaced by a growing unease about the road ahead.
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    For New Grads, Depression After Diploma

    Jul 16, 2014

    Raymond Fong

    For Dolaphine Kwok, the euphoria of graduating from college was quickly replaced by a growing unease about the road ahead.
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    Why Doctors Medical Center Can't Close

    Jul 14, 2014

    Melvin Willis

    While I was visiting my mom at her home she suddenly lost her breath, and couldn’t catch it. Her breathing was so labored she could barely talk. An ambulance came and took her to the nearest public hospital, just 5 minutes from her house—Doctors Medical Center.
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    Why Doctors Medical Center Can't Close

    Jul 14, 2014

    Melvin Willis

    While I was visiting my mom at her home she suddenly lost her breath, and couldn’t catch it. Her breathing was so labored she could barely talk. An ambulance came and took her to the nearest public hospital, just 5 minutes from her house—Doctors Medical Center.
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    Motivated by Troubled Past, Couple Leads Youth Towards Healing

    Jul 08, 2014

    Johnny Flores Jr., Andre Grandmain

    Andres and Sofia Saenz’s troubled past — gangs, drugs, prison — motivates them to work with Eastern Coachella Valley youth at the Mecca Boys and Girls Club. (VIDEO)
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    Motivated by Troubled Past, Couple Leads Youth Towards Healing

    Jul 08, 2014

    Johnny Flores Jr., Andre Grandmain

    Andres and Sofia Saenz’s troubled past — gangs, drugs, prison — motivates them to work with Eastern Coachella Valley youth at the Mecca Boys and Girls Club. (VIDEO)
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    Youth and Depression: What to Look For, Where to Go For Help

    Jul 03, 2014

    Adrienne Chainey

    Clinical depression is a very common and very serious occurrence, yet it often goes misunderstood by young people — as well as the adults who care about them.
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    Youth and Depression: What to Look For, Where to Go For Help

    Jul 03, 2014

    Adrienne Chainey

    Clinical depression is a very common and very serious occurrence, yet it often goes misunderstood by young people — as well as the adults who care about them.
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