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Sacramento County Behavioral Health Services

People living with mental illness don't need to end up in the hospital, jail or homeless. There are many treatment options that can prevent crisis situations and provide better outcomes ...

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Sacramento County Behavioral Health Services

Breaking the Cycle

People living with mental illness don't need to end up in the hospital, jail or homeless. There are many treatment options that can prevent crisis situations and provide better outcomes — at a lower cost.

Published May, 2014

Yolo County Department of Health Services

The Yolo County Department of Health Services operates under a new mission, "Making a difference by enhancing the quality of life in our community." True to its mission, the department ...

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Yolo County Department of Health Services

Making a Difference

The Yolo County Department of Health Services operates under a new mission, "Making a difference by enhancing the quality of life in our community." True to its mission, the department provides robust mental health services and partners with community organizations to reach as many individuals as possible.

Published May, 2015

San Joaquin County

San Joaquin County is caring for the mental health needs of the community. In this publication, you'll learn how to recognize the warning signs, get advice from someone who's been ...

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San Joaquin County

Mental Health Matters

San Joaquin County is caring for the mental health needs of the community. In this publication, you'll learn how to recognize the warning signs, get advice from someone who's been there, and read inspiring stories of recovery.

Published March, 2015

Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission

Mental illnesses impact people of every background, color and age. The Mental Health Services Act is transforming California's mental health system as an important source of funding for new resources.

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Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission

Mental Illness: It Affects Everyone

Mental illnesses impact people of every background, color and age. The Mental Health Services Act is transforming California's mental health system as an important source of funding for new resources.

Published January, 2013

Care Enough to Act

Suicide is preventable. Care Enough to Act is a collaboration with the Butte County Suicide Prevention Task Force that aims to raise awareness of depression and bring hope and care ...

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Care Enough to Act

Know the Signs

Suicide is preventable. Care Enough to Act is a collaboration with the Butte County Suicide Prevention Task Force that aims to raise awareness of depression and bring hope and care to those affected by suicide.

Published October, 2012

Mental Health Services Act

One in four currently live with a mental illness. The Mental Health Services Act provides valuable resources for individuals and families affected by mental illnesses.

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Mental Health Services Act

Hope on the Horizon

One in four currently live with a mental illness. The Mental Health Services Act provides valuable resources for individuals and families affected by mental illnesses.

Published September, 2013

Placer County

The stigma surrounding mental health issues can do real damage, but there is hope. Placer County's Campaign for Community Wellness seeks to spread awareness about and eliminate the stigma surrounding ...

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Placer County

There is Hope

The stigma surrounding mental health issues can do real damage, but there is hope. Placer County's Campaign for Community Wellness seeks to spread awareness about and eliminate the stigma surrounding mental illness, and show how anyone can help reduce stigma.

Published September, 2013

Orange County Behavioral Health Services

If you or someone you know has a behavioral health issue that impacts everyday life, help is out there. OC Links makes getting assistance for behavioral health issues easier, with ...

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Orange County Behavioral Health Services

Here for You

If you or someone you know has a behavioral health issue that impacts everyday life, help is out there. OC Links makes getting assistance for behavioral health issues easier, with skilled Navigators that can connect people to the services they need.

Published April, 2014

Tulare & Kings Counties Suicide Prevention Task Force

Suicide prevention can save lives. Tulare and Kings counties collaborate in spreading awareness and hope in the effort to prevent suicide.

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Tulare & Kings Counties Suicide Prevention Task Force

Seeds of Hope

Suicide prevention can save lives. Tulare and Kings counties collaborate in spreading awareness and hope in the effort to prevent suicide.

Published September, 2013

Kings County Behavioral Health

Mental health is important to everyone in the community, and Kings County Behavioral Health is here to help. Kings County Behavioral Health is helping people in the community in need ...

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Kings County Behavioral Health

Whatever It Takes

Mental health is important to everyone in the community, and Kings County Behavioral Health is here to help. Kings County Behavioral Health is helping people in the community in need of mental health services. This publication helps reduce the stigma of seeking help for mental health issues and introduces readers to some of what Kings County Behavioral Health has to offer.

Published October, 2015

Lake County Department of Behavioral Health

This publication, sponsored by the Lake County Suicide Prevention Task Force, shares the stories of those who've witnessed firsthand the power of hope. Learn the warning signs of suicide risk ...

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Lake County Department of Behavioral Health

Hope Starts Here: Suicide is preventable

This publication, sponsored by the Lake County Suicide Prevention Task Force, shares the stories of those who've witnessed firsthand the power of hope. Learn the warning signs of suicide risk and how to intervene. Readers can also connect to local, state and national resources for mental health and suicide prevention.

Published September, 2014

Care Enough to Act

In this public outreach piece Care Enough to Act (CETA), the suicide prevention task force for Butte, Glenn and Tehama Counties, shares stories of survivors of suicide loss and suicide ...

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Care Enough to Act

The Power to Find Hope

In this public outreach piece Care Enough to Act (CETA), the suicide prevention task force for Butte, Glenn and Tehama Counties, shares stories of survivors of suicide loss and suicide attempts, as well as prevention and intervention tools.

Published September, 2014

Care Enough to Act

Care Enough to Act (CETA) is dedicated to providing resources for people affected by suicide in Butte County. This outreach piece will help educate about and reduce stigma surrounding suicide ...

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Care Enough to Act

What Mental Health Means to Me

Care Enough to Act (CETA) is dedicated to providing resources for people affected by suicide in Butte County. This outreach piece will help educate about and reduce stigma surrounding suicide and mental illness, and provide practical tools and resources to empower readers to take action if they are concerned about loved ones and acquaintances.

Published September, 2015

Truckee Meadows Community College

Suicide doesn’t impact one life – it impacts us all. That’s why it’s everybody’s business to know how to prevent it. Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) has received a grant ...

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Truckee Meadows Community College

It's Everybody's Business

Suicide doesn’t impact one life – it impacts us all. That’s why it’s everybody’s business to know how to prevent it. Truckee Meadows Community College (TMCC) has received a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMSHA) to build collaboration in the community and increase help-seeking behaviors for suicide prevention.

Published September, 2015

Care Enough to Act

The multi-agency suicide-prevention task force known as Care Enough to Act helps the community understand depression as a clinical condition and an underlying risk factor in suicide.

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Care Enough to Act

Depression

The multi-agency suicide-prevention task force known as Care Enough to Act helps the community understand depression as a clinical condition and an underlying risk factor in suicide.

Published September, 2013

Care Enough to Act

For many people, stigma can be a barrier to addressing mental health problems. Stigma can manifest in many different ways. There can be stigma against wanting to get help, or ...

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Care Enough to Act

Stigma Should Never be a Barrier to Wellness

For many people, stigma can be a barrier to addressing mental health problems. Stigma can manifest in many different ways. There can be stigma against wanting to get help, or stigma against admitting that they suffer from a mental health problem. For certain populations, stigma can be more specific. New parents might feel pressure to be the perfect parent, or feel that parenting should come naturally. These feelings can be a barrier to getting services. For LGBT populations, there can be stigma about not wanting to be queer, or admitting that you are queer to your peers or community. If you have a mental illness, there can be stigma against being on medication long-term, or stigma against openly admitting that you are diagnosed with a mental health problem. We all can benefit from identifying stigmas we consciously or subconsciously have. Once we identify them, hopefully they will no longer act as a barrier to getting services, or interfere with the way we interact with people who may need support. By telling stories of people who articulate stigmas/barriers they experienced before getting services, others will become more aware of stigma.

Published August, 2016