Mental Health, Advocacy
Mental Health America (MHA) – founded in 1909 – is the nation’s leading community-based non-profit dedicated to helping all Americans achieve wellness by living mentally healthier lives. Our work is driven by our commitment to promote mental health as a critical part of overall wellness, including prevention services for all, early identification and intervention for those at risk, and integrated care and treatment for those who need it, with recovery as the goal.
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots advocacy organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
The San Diego Chapter of NAMI is very active, offering programs to support, educate, and advocate for people with mental illness and their families.
A nationwide organization that advocates for improved access to care.
An innovative community program that rapidly links available professional treatment providers with young people who have urgent needs. Suicide is prevented because treatment is immediately available.
No matter what problems you are dealing with, we want to help you find a reason to keep living. By calling 1-800-273-TALK (8255) you’ll be connected to a skilled, trained counselor at a crisis center in your area, anytime 24/7.
The Center offers a wide range of counseling services through its Behavioral Health Services programs. Services include individual, couple/family, and group counseling. Counseling services are also available for gender transitioning, same-sex relationship violence and those who are HIV/AIDS infected or affected.