Dr. Kita S. Curry, President and CEO of Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, was recently chosen as one of this year's "26 SHeroes from the 26th Senate District" by State Senator Curren D. Price, Jr. Since 2007, the annual award has paid tribute to women who have made extraordinary contributions to their professions and communities.
Didi Hirsch Community Open House - Glendale Center
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services held its first open house at its new Glendale Center on August 25th. Prominent community leaders and the general public joined together to tour the facility while learning about mental health services being provided to the Glendale area.
Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services has stepped forward to ensure that Glendale and the surrounding communities continue to receive the exceptional care previously provided by financially troubled Verdugo Mental Health. Verdugo commenced a chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California on March 25, 2011.
Suicide Prevention discussion on The California Report
Recently broadcast on local radio station KPCC 89.3, The California Report dedicated a segment to suicide prevention with interviews from Dr. Kita S.Curry and Didi Hirsch volunteer and survivor Ester Bryant.
Host Scott Schafer focuses on mental health issues and looks at the successful approaches as well as the unmet needs facing Californian communities.
Broadcast on December 8, 2010 and rebroadcast December 9, 2010, Laura Ling's new show features an episode on the increase in teen suicide. Members of Didi Hirsch's Survivors After Suicide provide insight and knowledge to help prevention efforts.
E! Investigates: Teen Suicide Teen suicide has been increasing for the past 30 years - E! Investigates will try to discover what may behind the increase in this tragic trend. Hosted by Laura Ling.
The tragic loss of a beloved Los Angeles Unified teacher has left many asking for answers on what triggers a suicide attempt. LA TIMES columnist Sandy Banks spoke at length with Dr. Kita S. Curry on the story of Rigoberto Ruelas. Her article highlights the confusion and questions that remain after a tragic loss.