May is Mental Health Awareness Month, observed in the United States since 1949. While special attention is focused on mental health each May, professionals at CDCR and CCHCS work every day to ensure incarcerated patients’ needs are met. At the same time, the Office of Employee Wellness is dedicated to providing wellness support, education and resources to all CDCR and CCHCS employees.
In this episode, Public Information Officer Kyle Buis sits down with Dr. Amar Mehta, Deputy Director of Statewide Mental Health for CDCR, and Dr. Brianna Rojas, Associate Director and Chief Psychologist with the Office of Employee Wellness. They discuss the wellness challenges of both living and working in a correctional setting, and steps people can take to improve their mental health.
Hosted by Kyle Buis
Recorded on May 8 ...... Read more