Tonight: Sac Voices forum on health and stress

SVLogoSBToxic stress in childhood and its devastating impact on communities will be examined tonight at the first Sacramento Voices Community Forum in Oak Park.

Dr. Andres Sciolla, Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry at UC Davis, will lead the discussion, highlighting his research into toxic stress among children.

The Community Forum will begin at 6 p.m. at Unseen Heroes, 3433 Broadway. Admission is free.

The event will feature several community health experts discussing a wide array of problems, solutions and services in the South Sacramento community.

Dr. Sciolla, a physician with the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at UCD, will discuss disparities in mental and physical health among communities of color.

Sacramento Voices will hold a second Community Forum in upcoming months. Stay tuned for more information.

About R.E. Graswich
R.E. Graswich, the Sacramento Voices coordinator, has four decades of experience in Sacramento media, communications, policy and politics. Career highlights: Sacramento Bee Metro columnist, video columnist for CBS 13, drive-time co-anchor for KFBK, Special Assistant to Sacramento Mayor Kevin Johnson and author of the Amazon sports best-seller "Vagrant Kings: David Stern, Kevin Johnson and the NBA's Orphan Team," a history of the most traveled franchise in U.S. major league sports.

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