Improving the Mental Health of Mission Viejo

In Mission Hospital's 2017 Community Health Assessment Report, mental health was identified as the number one healthcare priority. The report also emphasis the need to treat substance abuse as well, because of the connection between the healthcare problems. The report identified a lack of resources as one of the most prominent problems. Some ways of... Continue Reading →

The Opioid Epidemic: What We Can Do

The opioid epidemic claimed about 49,068 lives in 2017. Roughly 1,882 of those deaths occurred in California alone. Some may think that this problem can’t affect pristine communities like those of Orange County. In fact, Orange County’s wealthiest cities are experiencing the worst of the opioid crisis. Emergency room visits here in Mission Viejo have... Continue Reading →

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