Please contact for press inquiries, media features, or position statements. A selection of prior media features is sampled below.
Mecija, M. “AB 988: New mental health legislation and a mother's crusade to honor her son.” ABC 10 News San Diego. 21 Apr 2021. https://www.10news.com/news/local-news/ab-988-new-mental-health-legislation-and-a-mothers-crusade-to-honor-her-son
Rafla-Yuan, E. “Opinion: As a psychiatrist, I have seen how the current emergency response system fails my patients.” The San Diego Union-Tribune. 19 Apr 2021. https://www.sandiegouniontribune.com/opinion/commentary/story/2021-04-19/opinion-mental-health-emergencies-professionals-not-police
O’Konnor, K. “People With Mental Illness Should Be Given Priority for COVID-19 Vaccination, APA Says.” Psychiatric News. American Psychiatric Association Publishing. 25 Mar 2021. https://psychnews.psychiatryonline.org/doi/10.1176/appi.pn.2021.4.24
Rakshit, D. “Poor Mental Health Linked to Cardiovascular Diseases: Research.” The Swaddle. 02 Feb 2021. https://theswaddle.com/poor-mental-health-linked-to-cardiovascular-diseases-research
Gold, S. “Let’s Talk About Anxiety.” HealthCentral. 27 Jan 2021. https://www.healthcentral.com/condition/anxiety
Hicks, T. “How Improving Your Mental Health Will Help Your Overall Physical Health.” Healthline. 24 Jan 2021. https://www.healthline.com/health-news/how-improving-your-mental-health-will-help-your-overall-physical-health
O’Konnor, K. “California Passes Law Based on Wit v. UBH Case.” Psychiatric News. American Psychiatric Association Publishing. Published Online 24 Nov 2020. https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.pn.2020.12a7
Borreli, L. “Can You Use Melatonin for Anxiety? Here’s What You Need to Know.” The Healthy. 30 Sept, 2020. https://www.thehealthy.com/mental-health/anxiety/can-you-use-melatonin-for-anxiety
Johnson, S. “Healthcare leadership lacks the racial diversity needed to reduce health disparities.” Modern Healthcare. 29 Aug 2020. https://www.modernhealthcare.com/safety-quality/healthcare-leadership-lacks-racial-diversity-needed-reduce-health-disparities
Rafla-Yuan, Eric, and Janet Ma. A Southern California Outbreak Highlights Failures of the American Health Care System. KevinMD.com, 3 Aug. 2020, www.kevinmd.com/blog/2020/08/a-southern-california-outbreak-highlights-failures-of-the-american-health-care-system.html.
Richmond, L. Trump’s ‘Public Charge’ Rule Takes Effect; Discourages Use of Safety-Net Services. Psychiatric News. American Psychiatric Association Publishing. Published Online 10 Apr 2020: https://doi.org/10.1176/appi.pn.2020.4b12
Saline, B. The Talkspace Guide to Psychiatry. Talkspace. 07 Dec 2020. https://www.talkspace.com/blog/psychiatrist-psychiatry-what-to-expect/
Kowarski, I. How to Fulfill Med School Admission Requirements. U.S. News & World Report. 16 Apr, 2020. https://www.usnews.com/education/best-graduate-schools/top-medical-schools/articles/how-to-make-sure-you-fulfill-medical-school-requirements-for-admission