Didi Hirsch News

Crisis Text Launches for Deaf

To help those in crisis who are deaf, Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services' "CrisisText" service has officially launched. The service is available 24/7 and is intended to increase access to support for those who have these special challenges, are in crisis and might be thinking about suicide.

Suicide Prevention Center Featured on FOX 11 News

Members of Didi Hirsch's Suicide Prevention Center and Crisis Line staff were interviewed by FOX 11 News reporter Phil Shuman, reporting on the services that are available for people in crisis.

FOX 11 Los Angeles Interviews Dr. Kita Curry

Phil Shuman of FOX 11 Los Angeles interviews Didi Hirsch CEO Dr. Kita Curry on what might lead someone to violence.

Didi Hirsch's Lyn Morris, MFT and Dr. Curley Bonds on FOX 11 Midday Sunday

FOX 11 reporter and host of Midday Sunday Tony Valdez interviews Lyn Morris, Vice President of Clinical Operations and Curley Bonds M.D., Medical Director of Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services about teen suicide, warning signs to look for, and where to get help.

L.A. Times Visits 'Survivors After Suicide' Potluck

L.A. Times writer Sandy Banks visits one of our Survivors After Suicide potlucks for this story.

Erasing The Stigma Honorees

This year's honorees include some of the biggest names in the music industry today. Music Maters honorees are Leadership Awards winners Quincy Jones and Jeff Greenberg, while Passion Pit's lead singer and songwriter Michael Angelakos was honored with the Beatrice Stern Media Award.

MMA Champion Shows Support of Didi Hirsch

Ronda Rousey is becoming a familiar name in the world of Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and in the world of philanthropy at Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services. Ms. Rousey is an American mixed martial artist and judoka. She is the first and current UFC Women's Bantamweight Champion a title which she successfully defended on February 23, 2013 against Marine Liz Carmouche, as well as the former Strikeforce Women's Bantamweight Champion.

Metro and Didi Hirsch Partner to Save Lives

Focusing on suicides and accidents on the Metro Blue Line involving pedestrians who ignore and go around gates and other safety warning devices with tragic consequences, Metro officials, suicide prevention experts, passenger safety ambassadors and law enforcement appealed to the public to share responsibility for their own safety.

Officials highlighted the latest Metro efforts to add more safety improvements on one of the busiest light rail lines in the nation and the launch of a new safety awareness campaign.

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services Honors Morrison & Foerster

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services recently honored attorneys Adeola Adeseun, Janie Schulman, Miriam Vogel and Joseph Wyatt, Jr from the Los Angeles office of Morrison & Foerster at a luncheon thanking them for successfully representing the agency pro bono in a 4 year case that ensured the protection of funding bequeathed to Didi Hirsch’s Suicide Prevention Center.

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