Articles by Jocelyn Wiener | Lost Coast Outpost | Humboldt County

Articles by Jocelyn Wiener

October 2021

State Health Department Blasted Over Nursing Home Oversight

Shlomo Rechnitz Nursing Home Suit Over COVID Deaths Reflects ‘Broken State Licensing’

September 2021

Stranded in the ER: Can California Change Its Treatment of Kids in Crisis?

Call 988: How Will California Pay for the New Crisis Hotline?

April 2021

‘People Are Dying as We Wait’: Bid to Tighten California Nursing Home Oversight Sputters

September 2020

LETTER FROM HUMBOLDT: A Mental Health ‘Tsunami’ Looms: Can California Prevent a Surge in Suicides?

‘I Was Looking for Someone Like Me’

August 2020

California Poised to Become National Leader on Mental Health and Addiction Coverage

Why Californians With Mental Illness Are Dropping Private Insurance to Get Taxpayer-Funded Treatment

July 2020

Audit: Don’t Make It Easier to Force Mentally Ill Californians Into Treatment — Just Improve Treatment

Who Responds to Nonviolent Crises? New Urgency to Remove Police From the Equation

June 2020

Newsom Empathizes With Protesters as Trump Threatens Military Intervention

April 2020

Acts of Grace From Everyday Californians Are Getting Us Through Coronavirus Pandemic

March 2020

How to Get Past the Coronavirus Crisis Without Losing Your Mental Health

February 2020

Inside the Governor’s Bid to Fix Homelessness: Changing How California Deals With Mental Illness

December 2019

‘We’ve Lost Our Compass.’ For California’s Most Visible Mentally Ill, Is a Return to Forced Treatment a Solution or a False Promise?

June 2019

Treatment for Psychosis — And Other Mental Illness — Differs Drastically by County

April 2019

Overlooked Mental Health ‘Catastrophe’: Vanishing Board-and-Care-Homes Leave Residents With Few Options