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Mental Health Services

Mental Health Association in California
The Mental Health Association in California provides assurance that everyone who needs mental health care has access to the appropriate level of care.

Pine Tree Gardens provides residential and day rehabilitation program services to 33 adults 18 to 59 who are diagnosed with a serious mental illness.

Turning Point Community Programs
Provides psychiatric services, support and advocacy for people working to overcome the effects of mental illness in Sacramento, Stanislaus, Merced, Yolo, Placer and Nevada Counties.
 
Provides a range of mental health services to community members of all ages. Services are aimed at helping individuals with serious mental illness. Also provides a range of alcohol and drug prevention and treatment services.
 
Yolo Family Service Agency (YFSA) was founded in 1959 as a private, nonprofit organization dedicated to providing professional counseling services to families and individuals in Yolo County.
 
Information on Placer County's Adult System of Care network; eligibility, assessment, support and crisis services, housing assistance and welcome center.
 
Provides a continuum of care from the hungry to the homeless moving people from the street to stability.
 
Providing meals, shelter and resources to people in need.  
 

Support and Advocacy

Helping adults with ADHD lead better lives.
 
Their motto? "A diagnosis is not a destiny." Social rehabilitation, advocacy, and education information.
 
The California Department of Rehabilitation works in partnership with consumers and other stakeholders to provide services and advocacy resulting in employment, independent living and equality for individuals with disabilities.
 
Statewide client organization: news alerts, position papers, surveys, client forum info, regional projects, client organization list.
 
NAMI-Yolo is a grassroots program of education, advocacy and support dedicated to improving the lives of people with psychiatric brain disorders including clinical depression, bipolar disorder, and schizophrenia.
 
Their mission is to carry a message of recovery, empowerment, hope and healing to people who live with mental health issues, trauma, and in extreme states.
 

Medical

Alternative medicine database and resource listing.
 
Addiction Treatment Search is your source for addiction related research on drug rehabilitation and alcohol treatment programs, treatment centers and addiction recovery information.
 
Reports and information on foods, drugs, cosmetics, medical devices, etc.
 
Accredits hospitals and some psychiatric facilities; conducts surveys on a 3 year basis.
 
Medical news, treatment updates, facts, procedures and tests, drugs, medical dictionary and first aid.
 
Network of Care is a highly interactive, informational place where consumers, community-based organizations and municipal government workers all can go to easily access a wide variety of important information.
 
National Institute of Mental Health: definition, causes, treatments, fact, etc.
 

Legal and Public Policy

California's protection and advocacy system.
 
Information about Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and how to file a claim.
 
Jail diversion program that target mentally ill offenders have been sprouting up. This report focuses on analyzing pre-booking and early intervention post-booking diversion programs.
 
Database searchable by name, location, scope of practice, etc.
 
 
To inform and educate consumers about their rights and responsibilities as health plan enrollees and to teach them how to make best use of the services offered by their health plans.
 
 
California Workforce Initiative Report.
 
Information on the five districts in Yolo county and who represents them.
 
Information on the five districts in Placer county and who represents them.

General Information

Information on the Affordable Care Act. MyCare is an initiative to educate Americans about new programs, benefits and rights under the health care law.
 
 
Understanding HIPAA.
 
 
The nation's first national consumer technical assistance center, has played a major role in the development of the mental health consumer movement. The consumer movement strives for dignity, respect & opportunity.
 
Information, message boards, articles, links and books to those seeking help for a variety of conditions, including ADHD, addiction, abuse, bipolar disorder, depression, chronic fatigue, eating disorders and post-traumatic stress disorder, among others.
 
Adult and childrens' mental health services, consumer information, suicide and youth violence prevention, managing anxiety, mental health dictionary, funding information and other mental health links.
 
The Surgeon General serves as America's Doctor by providing Americans the best scientific information available on how to improve their health and reduce the risk of illness and injury.
 
 

Yolo Community Care Continuum is a 501(c)3, tax exempt nonprofit organization established to better the lives of people with mental illness through direct services, advocacy, education and volunteer efforts. Copyright © 2012, Yolo Community Care Continuum. All rights reserved.