Category Archives: Mental Health

San Francisco Suicide Prevention

San Francisco Suicide Prevention is the oldest community-based telephone crisis center in the United States. Founded in 1962 by a journalist from the British Broadcasting Corporation, the organization adopted a crisis management model developed by the Samaritans Centers in Great …
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Community Action Marin

Community Action Marin

MISSION STATEMENT Community Action Marin is a private non-profit 501(c)(3) social service agency serving and assisting low-income Marin residents in achieving a life of quality based on self-sufficiency. Serving Marin County since 1966, the agency currently operates 15 programs covering …
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East Bay Agency for Children

East Bay Agency for Children

For nearly six decades, East Bay Agency for Children has worked tirelessly to teach children in Alameda County the strategies needed to overcome issues standing in the way of achieving success in school and life. Our unique and broad range …
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MySahana – South Asian Mental Health

MySahana - South Asian Mental Health

MySahana, a nonprofit organization dedicated to increasing awareness about mental health, emotional health and well-being in the South Asian community, was founded by Parijat Deshpande on January 25, 2010. MySahana, meaning “my fortitude or patience” in Sanskrit, is a nonprofit …
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Jewish Family and Children’s Services of the East Bay

Jewish Family and Children's Services of the East Bay

Inspired by the Jewish values of compassionate action and communal responsibility, JFCS/East Bay is a nonprofit agency that has been delivering vital mental health and social services to Alameda and Contra Costa county families, individuals, children, older adults, Holocaust survivors, …
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Giant Steps Therapeutic Equestrian Center

Giant Steps Therapeutic Equestrian Center

Located in a beautiful rural setting on a working horse ranch just north of San Francisco, Giant Steps offers life-changing experiences to people of all ages with a wide range of disabilities. Each week, they come from throughout the Bay …
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Family Paths

Family Paths

Family Paths, Inc. (formerly Parental Stress Service) is a non-profit organization of mental health professionals and dedicated volunteers that provide a number of mental health, counseling and therapy services to low income, multi-stressed individuals and families. We are a multicultural …
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EMQ FamiliesFirst

EMQ FamiliesFirst

EMQ FamiliesFirst does whatever it takes to help children in crisis and their families. We are recognized for innovative mental health treatment, foster care and social services that help families recover from trauma, abuse and addiction, and rebuild their lives. …
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Edgewood Center for Children and Families

Edgewood Center for Children and Families

Celebrating its 160th anniversary in 2011, Edgewood Center for Children and Families (Edgewood) helps children and families take back their future by working with them to overcome severe challenges like abuse, neglect, mental illness and crisis. The oldest children’s charity …
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Options Recovery Services

Options Recovery Services

Breaking the Cycle of Addiction, Mental Illness, Crime and Homelessness Drug and alcohol addiction, crime and poverty are inextricably linked. The swelling number of homeless offenders and the enormous increase in drug-related arrests since the 1980s speak to the cycle …
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