Preventing subsequent suicide attempts one phone call at a time

In Sacramento, there’s a unique partnership between a hospital and a clinic that takes a hands-on approach to the devastating problem of suicide (that kills nine people every day in California). It’s a suicide prevention arrangement that targets people who have already tried to take their own lives. And it’s all done over the phone.

Ask Emily on Marketplace Money: Navigating Your Health Care Bill

This segment originally appeared on Marketplace Money. Emily Bazar joins Marketplace Money guest host David Lazarus of the LA Times to explain how to navigate your health care bill, something she previously covered in her column, "Ask...

Ask Emily on KPCC: 30 percent of Californians will be on Medi-Cal by 2015

This segment originally appeared on KPCC's AirTalk program. Governor Jerry Brown’s new budget estimate accounts for a significant rise in the portion of the population enrolled in Medi-Cal. By 2015, 30 percent of Californians will...

Ask Emily on KALW's Your Call: What do you need to know about Obamacare?

This segment originally appeared on KALW'S Your Call program. According to the Department of Health and Human Services, five million people have now signed up for insurance through government exchanges. That number could reach...


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