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Free Entry for Veterans, Service Members at Lake Cahuilla Memorial Day Weekend!

Supervisor V. Manuel Perez wants to remind veterans and service members that Riverside County honors their service with free entry into the Lake Cahuilla Veterans Regional Park during Memorial Day weekend (Saturday-Monday). The county park is open from 6 a.m. to sunset, and is located at 58-075 Jefferson Street, La Quinta, CA  92253. The phone number for more information is 951-564-4712.

Depression, anxiety, suicide increase in teens and young adults, study finds

More American teens and young adults appear to be struggling with mental health issues, and experts believe a number of cultural trends may help explain why. A new study found the percentage of teens and young adults with depression, anxiety and other mental health issues has increased sharply over the past decade. The same pattern was not seen in older adults.

Most U.S. Teens See Anxiety and Depression as a Major Problem Among Their Peers

Anxiety and depression are on the rise among America’s youth and, whether they personally suffer from these conditions or not, seven-in-ten teens today see them as major problems among their peers. Concern about mental health cuts across gender, racial and socio-economic lines, with roughly equal shares of teens across demographic groups saying it is a significant issue in their community.