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5 Ways Minors Get Alcohol

| 10:02 AM

With school being out and summer getting into full swing, the County Health and Human Services Agency and the Sheriff’s Department are urging parents to monitor their children’s activities to prevent underage drinking and reminding adults that it’s against the law to provide alcohol—and marijuana—to minors.

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County Residents Encouraged to Get Tested, Treated for HIV

| 8:43 AM

June 27 is National HIV Testing Day, and County health officials are encouraging people to get tested and to ask their doctor about getting pre-exposure prophylaxis or PrEP to prevent them from getting the virus.

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County to Make Significant Investment to Improve Access to Behavioral Health Services

| 2:03 PM

The County Board of Supervisors today voted to increase access to behavioral health services in North County with plans for additional investments across the region.

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From ‘Sleeping Under Bushes’ to Her Own Apartment: One Woman’s Story

| 9:34 AM

Melanie Bryant is one of hundreds of people who have found a stable place to live thanks to Project One for All, the County of San Diego’s extensive effort to house and provide needed services to homeless people with serious mental illness.