Sydney Johnson, SF Examiner

Sydney Johnson

SF Examiner

San Francisco, CA, United States

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Past articles by Sydney:

S.F. looks to close a major gap in its mental health care system for youth

When Sarah Gentile’s 17-year-old son came to her saying he was suicidal, she knew he needed help, and fast → Read More

Why did San Francisco open, then close, a supervised consumption site?

Almost a year ago, Mayor London Breed declared a state of emergency for the Tenderloin neighborhood → Read More

S.F. plans to grow psych treatment beds for youth

The plan includes a 12-bed psychiatric inpatient program and a 24-slot intensive behavioral health outpatient program. → Read More

Bivalent booster rates are low in San Francisco. Here's why.

San Francisco health experts are urging more residents get the latest booster. → Read More

Supervisors plan to fast-track opening ‘wellness hubs’ with supervised consumption

S.F. leaders looking to speed up the opening of 12 “wellness hubs” that would provide supervised drug consumption in communities most affected by the opioid crisis. → Read More

UN Plaza to close at 8pm after Tenderloin Center closes

Calling the closure of the Tenderloin Center a threat to public safety, S.F. plans to dial back open hours and increase enforcement at UN Plaza. → Read More

S.F. looks to expand trauma counseling for gun violence

S.F. is looking to expand trauma counseling to people in close proximity to gun violence, not only victims. → Read More

S.F. tiny home cabin shelter seeks two-year lease extension

There are currently 79 people living among the 70 single-room cabins at 33 Gough. → Read More

Drag events for the holidays in San Francisco

The holidays are a time for joy and celebration. And no body does fun quite like S.F.’s drag scene. → Read More

Fertility treatment increasing in S.F. as benefits expand

Health clinics in S.F. are reporting growth in people seeking infertility treatments as more employers turn to offer family-building benefits such as in vitro fertilization and egg freezing. → Read More

Affordable housing props D and Prop E fail to pass in S.F.

Two local housing measures that both aimed at streamlining housing production in San Francisco have failed to pass. → Read More

Housing propositions D and E poised to fail in S.F.

The local measures both aimed at streamlining housing production. → Read More

Abortion rights win in California election and red states

Pro-choice victories in red states on Tuesday signaled an even stronger message on abortion rights after the overturn of Roe v. Wade. → Read More

How parents find affordable infant care in San Francisco

For parents of infants and toddlers, finding affordable child care can be a nightmare. Here's how some do it. → Read More

Newsom to withhold homeless funding for SF and California

Citing inadequate plans from cities and counties, Gov. Newsom said he will withhold $1 billion for homelessness until after meeting with local leaders in mid-November. → Read More

Here are 5 tips for talking with your children about homelessness

Experts share advice for navigating questions and hard conversations with kids about people living on the street and experiencing homelessness in San Francisco. → Read More

From harsh to helpful: Here’s how S.F. families talk about homelessness

San Francisco parents reported they tell their kids to be outraged about homelessness. Others said they turn to volunteering and compassion. → Read More

From harsh to helpful: Here’s how S.F. families talk about homelessness

San Francisco parents reported they tell their kids to be outraged about homelessness. Others said they turn to volunteering and compassion. → Read More

‘One of the worst conversations:’ Talking homelessness with kids in S.F.

San Francisco parents share how they talk with their children about people living on the street. → Read More

Here are 5 tips for talking with your children about homelessness

Experts share advice for navigating questions and hard conversations with kids about people living on the street and experiencing homelessness in San Francisco. → Read More