Mental Health

20 Mar 2024

Will California Follow Oregon’s ‘Strategic’ Approach to Psychedelics?

Jim Carroccio was desperate. After decades of cognitive therapy, his struggles with PTSD and Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder were as acute and debilitating as ever. So it was time to take a trip.

Literally and figuratively.

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31 Oct 2023

Man Who Attacked Parishoner, Detonated Bombs In SF, Identified

America is in the grips of a mental health crisis, and it’s manifesting on the streets of our cities. In San Francisco, residents are constantly confronted with the unhoused wandering the streets to the point of desensitization, and in recent years, utter contempt. In the suburbs surrounding San Francisco, mental

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27 Jan 2024

The San Francisco Beer Passport is Here!

Step into a world of adventure with the San Francisco Beer Passport. There’s no better way to explore San Francisco than to literally drink it in. This passport is amazing! Each one contains 27 coupons to buy one beer, get a second beer FREE at 27 of the finest locally

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24 Oct 2023

East Bay Man Tried To Crash SF-Bound Plane

UPDATE: The man has now claimed he was on mushrooms. Which is no excuse. When you think of the East Bay suburb of Pleasant Hill, what do you think? If you’re reading this, you probably live in San Francisco or something and have never heard of Pleasant Hill, which is

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26 May 2023

This Simple Phrase Will Make You Love Living Here Again

In recent years, my enthusiasm for the Bay Area has dwindled due to numerous factors. From cost of living, car break-ins and shootings to a pervasive sense of negativity and chaos, it often feels like we’re constantly avoiding doom and gloom in our daily lives here. Thanks to one simple

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09 May 2023

Mental Health Comedy Hour is Insanely Funny

Mental Health is no joke, but sometimes it can make you laugh. Laugh about the hard stuff during Mental Health Comedy Hour at The All Out Comedy Theater in Oakland on Friday, May 12th. This Saturday, May 13th, they will be in SF at Strut. May is Mental Health Awareness

30 Nov 2022

Locking Up the Mentally Ill, Involuntarily, is Making A Comeback

New York City Mayor Eric Adams just announced his initiative to renew involuntary commitment. A “common misunderstanding persists that we cannot provide involuntary assistance unless the person is violent,” said Adams, with the New York Times reporting. “Going forward, we will make every effort to assist those who are suffering

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15 Nov 2022

Would You Share Your Intrusive Thoughts?

A recent trend with a storied past has emerged with a new phrase in its mouth. Intrusive thoughts are fetching social media buzz. Facebook groups, Instagram stories, BuzzFeed and YouTube videos, all getting it wrong. You don’t lose sleep, stop eating, and consider suicide because of some stupid impulse or

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The deck of the Golden Gate Bridge seemingly disappearing into fog. Photo rendered in black-and-white.
10 Aug 2022

America’s Latest Epidemic: Suicide

When I was considering suicide, a rare cause for laughter was UNHhhh, starring drag queens Trixie Mattel and Katya Zamolodchikova. They met and competed on RuPaul’s Drag Race, season seven. The notoriety they achieved online however has far eclipsed their respective runs on Drag Race. The popular YouTube series, edited

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