NEWS AND RESOURCES - HELPFUL LINKS
2-1-1 is a free, non-emergency, confidential, 3-digit phone number and service that provides easy access to housing information, and critical health and human services.
NAMI is the National Alliance on Mental Illness, the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to improving the lives of individuals and families affected by mental illness.
The website for the Mental Health Services Act, which provides increased funding, personnel and other resources to support and monitor progress toward statewide goals addressing a broad continuum of prevention, early intervention and service needs for children, transition age youth, adults, older adults and families.
NIMH is the largest scientific organization in the world dedicated to research focused on the understanding, treatment, and prevention of mental disorders and the promotion of mental health.
An Alameda County coalition of youth, service providers, and community organizations, Foster Youth Alliance is dedicated to empowering foster youth as they transition to adulthood.
The California Network of Mental Health Clients (CNMHC) is a solely consumer-run organization whose membership consists of affiliates and individuals throughout the State, providing a statewide advocacy voice for California's mental health consumers.
The John Burton Foundation for Children Without Homes is a non-profit organization based in San Francisco, California dedicated to improving the quality of life for California’s homeless children and developing policy solutions to prevent homelessness.
Mental Health America is a leading nonprofit dedicated to helping ALL people live mentally healthier lives.
This website features information from the Center for Disease Control about developmental disabilities.
Information from Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) regarding Child and Adolescent Mental Health is featured on this website.
Contra Costa Health Services Resource Page is a one stop place to find links to resources and public agencies.
The California Department of Developmental Services is the agency through which the State of California provides services and supports to individuals with developmental disabilities.