Earlier this year, when I was reporting on the number of young children ending up in the emergency room because of a mental health crisis, I did not have much difficulty connecting with families. Interestingly, everyone who agreed to talk was white. They were either keen to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness or did not consider it a shameful subject.
On Saturday, January 15, 2022, about 8:43 p.m., deputies from the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, Jurupa Valley Station, responded to the report of a major injury traffic collision at Van Buren Boulevard south of Jurupa Road, in the city of Jurupa Valley.
For parents of school-aged children, the last two years have been an especially long slog. After COVID-19 locked down schools in early 2020, many students went from remote learning to a hybrid approach and, finally, back to in-person instruction, allowing moms and dads to breathe again.