Congress of California Seniors – Mental Health – Help
The Congress of California Seniors (CCS), founded in 1977, is a statewide nonprofit advocacy organization and is registered with the IRS as a 501(c)(4) California corporation. Our board of directors is comprised of senior leaders and advocates from among the Congress of California Seniors’ 105 affiliated organizations. The organization is funded through membership dues, contributions from affiliated organizations, individual donations and corporations.
County Cultural Competence Committee Directory
The Racial and Ethnic Mental Health Disparities Coalition (REMHDCO), in partnership with the Mental Health Services Oversight Accountability Commission (MHSOAC), is proud to present you and the community this directory of all the members of County Cultural Competence Committee (of the mental or behavioral health departments). It is hoped this directory will foster communication between members of the committees, as well as members of specific racial, ethnic, or cultural communities throughout the state. The directory will be a resource for various entities who wish to find knowledgeable representatives from particular communities.
Disability Rights California
Disability Rights California works to advance dignity, equality, independence and freedom for all Californians with disabilities.
Man Therapy is chock-full of tools and resources that are helpful in tackling men’s stress and other mental health issues.
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800) 273-8255
We can all help prevent suicide. The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals.
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) is the lead federal agency for research on mental disorders. NIMH is one of the 27 Institutes and Centers that make up the National Institutes of Health (NIH), the largest biomedical research agency in the world. NIH is part of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).
Office of the Patient Advocate
The Office of the Patient Advocate’s mission is to improve California health care quality and advocate for consumer interests by publicly reporting data for informed decision making.
Real Warriors Campaign (The)
A Defense Department public awareness campaign to encourage help-seeking behavior for service members, veterans and families coping with psychological health concerns. Visit the website to find digital and print educational materials, and videos that demonstrate that reaching out is a sign of strength.
Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s Center for Mental Health Services
The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) is the agency within the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services that leads public health efforts to advance the behavioral health of the nation. SAMHSA’s mission is to reduce the impact of substance abuse and mental illness on America’s communities.
Teen Line (800) 852-8336
Established in 1980, TEEN LINE is a nonprofit, community-based organization helping troubled teenagers address their problems. It is our mission to provide personal teen-to-teen education and support before problems become a crisis, using a national hotline, current technologies and community outreach.
Transgender Awareness Webinar
This is a link to a FREE Transgender Awareness Webinar. There is one for the general public and another for mental health providers. It is a tool for families, friends, employees, trainees, and practicing providers interested in receiving a quick and convenient online training that is self-paced and self-directed. The webinar takes anywhere from 20-60 minutes with quiz questions and video content included.