What Makes Us Tick? Exploring Mental Health


Dean’s Message:
Mind and Body


Life Inside the Human Mind

Throughout our lifetimes, mental health is essential to our overall health. What are the challenges of mental health and cognitive development at different stages of life? How can psychiatric services be made more cost-effective? Current research examines mental health from a variety of perspectives including neurobiology, psychology, and health policy.

California’s Mental Health Services Act: Is It Working?
Five years after the Mental Health Services Act established the “millionaire tax” aimed at improving services for Californians with severe mental illness, a panel of experts reflects on the Act’s impact to date and shares predictions about its future.

From Publication to Public Action
Working with Communities to Improve Adolescent Health

Spotlight: LeConté Dill
Exploring Resilience among Urban Adolescents of Color

Spotlight: Chia-Chia Chien
Shattering Cultural Barriers

Fresh Perspective
A Typical Day at a Community Mental Health Clinic