This program provides short-term intensive services for children who are experiencing extreme difficulty with emotional and behavioral needs. This service is provided in a setting where the child is having the most difficulty, such as home school or community.
Agency: NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH (NIMH)
Provides information about mental health-related diagnoses. This includes information about: Early detection. The ability to deal with mental health problems. Developing an awareness of available treatment options.
Local support group provides weekly opportunities for family members and friends of people living with mental illness to explore ideas and solutions to the problems they experience dealing with a mental illness in their families or friends. Drop-ins welcome.
Agency: ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION OF NORTHERN CALIFORNIA AND NORTHERN NEVADA - SANTA CRUZ OFFICE
Provides information, support, and resources related to Alzheimer's or other related dementia. Offers support groups, workshops, and in person care consultations. Also serves any member of the community who may be concerned about memory loss.
NAMI offers various educational programs for adults and family members of individuals living with mental illnesses.Programs include: Peer-to-Peer: 10 week course Family-to-Family: 12 week course De Familia a Familia: 12 week course NAMI Basics: 6 week courseSee website for further information of specific course(s).
Provides social and developmental screenings to children aged birth to 5 years of age in Sonoma County who are not yet in kindergarten. Offers referrals to services in the community and to mental health or developmental service agencies and programs.
Provides training to receive a 2 year certification as a Youth Mental Health First Aid Responder. Available to law enforcement, teachers, staff, faculty and parents who live or work around youth with mental illness.
Agency: HEALTH AND HUMAN SERVICES AGENCY SAN BENITO COUNTY
Children’s Medical Services (CMS): provides a comprehensive system of health care for children through preventive screening, diagnostic, treatment, rehabilitation, and follow-up services.Child Health & Disability Prevention (PHDP): promotion and disease prevention program. Foster Care: meet the medical, dental, mental, and developmental health need...
Offers support groups, education groups, and speaker meetings. Operates a speakers bureau and telephone helpline. Also operates a lending library for individuals and families affected by mental illness. Provides assistance in locating professional resources.Family-to-Family: a 12-week program to educate and support families of loved ones with menta...
Provides support, education, and advocacy for people with mental illness and their families. Also offers general meetings and support groups to the public.Advocates for non-discriminatory access to quality healthcare, housing, and employment.Educates the public and works to combat stigma. Advocates for increased funding for research into the causes...
Agency: SAN FRANCISCO COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH, COMMUNITY BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES
Provides psychiatric evaluations, individual and group counseling or therapy evaluation and supervision of psychiatric medications, clinical case management and consultation, education and information and referral.
Offers a monthly general meeting with speakers addressing issues such as treatment programs, medication effects and other services related to mental illness or emotional disturbance. Also offers educational classes and support groups.
Provides opportunities for family members and friends of people living with mental illness to explore ideas and solutions to the problems they experience dealing with a mental illness in their families or friends. Facilitators are Spanish speaking. Child care may be available.