- Programs Offering Free Services to Families
- Programs that Accept Medi-Cal and Provide Services to Those Without Private Insurance
- Programs and Resources for Veterans
Programs Offering Free Services to Families
National Alliance on Mental Illness –East Bay (NAMI East Bay)
NAMI East Bay is a nonprofit, self-help advocacy and support group of family members, clients and friends of people with severe mental illnesses, dedicated to the eradication of those mental illnesses and to the improvement of quality of life for those affected by these diseases.
Crisis Support Services of Alameda County
Crisis Support Services offers a broad range of counseling, education and prevention services in a safe environment. CSS' 24-hour crisis hotline responds to more than 60,000 calls each year. Services include on-going therapy groups, school-based counseling, supportive services for seniors, suicide prevention for youth; and community education.
Family Education and Resource Center
The Family Education and Resource Center ("FERC") is a new family/caregiver-centered program that provides information, education, advocacy and support services to family/caregiver of children, adolescents, transitional age youth, adults and older adults with serious emotional disturbance or mental illness living in all regions of Alameda County. These services are provided in a culturally competent manner, reaching out to people of various ethnicities and language groups.
Wellness Recovery Resiliency Hub (of Alameda County)
The Wellness Recovery Resiliency Hub offers training, technical assistance and consultation to BHCS county and contract programs, family and consumer organizations. Services include recovery education workshops and technical assistance designed to help teams of consumers, family members, providers and administrative staff share and expand their knowledge and skills in “how-to” build resilience, pursue recovery and experience wellness.
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Programs that Accept Medi-Cal and Provide Services to Those Without Private Insurance
Programs and Resources for Veterans
U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs - Mental Health
The Mental Health Services mission is to maintain and improve the health and well-being of Veterans through excellence in health care, social services, education, and research.
Veterans Crisis Line.net
The Veterans Crisis Line is a toll-free, confidential resource that connects Veterans in crisis and their families and friends with qualified, caring VA responders.
Veterans and their loved ones can call 1-800-273-8255 and Press 1, chat online at www.VeteransCrisisLine.net, or send a text message to 838255 to receive free, confidential support 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, even if they are not registered with VA or enrolled in VA health care.
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