Here's a roundup of news from San Diego County for the week:
– Every day, a San Diegan commits suicide and so the County launched a suicide prevention campaign Friday to educate people about the warning signs of suicide and the actions to take when thinking about suicide or suspecting another of suicide. County elected mental health officials discussed the most recent impact groups of suicide at the County Administration Center Friday.
– The Department of Resources Recycling and Recovery (CalRecycle) has agreed on the innovative solid waste facilities permit for San Diego County’s proposed Gregory Canyon Landfill. CalRecycle agreed with the San Diego County Local Enforcement Agency in that the proposed facility met the all conditions for the permit and is in agreement with the state standards for disposal and solid waste handling.
– The Lemon Grove Library is hosting a Weight Loss Forever series to help overweight adults overcome yo-yo dieting, weight-related stress, and obesity. The free series hope to encourage and teach adults to lead healthier lives, as two-thirds of adults are overweight.
– The County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA) reported that an individual at a Southeast San Diego Juvenile Court and Community School was diagnosed with tuberculosis (TB) and may have exposed others to the disease. HHSA is teaming up with the San Diego County Office of Education (SDCOE) to contact students and staff at the Juvenile Court and Community School Thurgood Marshall campus who could have been exposed.
– The San Diego County Library (SDCL) continues its book donation campaign as it encourages customers to donate books on its Top Ten Most Wanted books. James Patterson and Michael Ledwidge’s Now You See Her is the book of the month for August.