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Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance : Information and a link to find support groups in your area.

Teens Health : Interesting and educational articles, plus additional resources

CHILDREN AND ADULTS WITH ADD/HD

NAME : Children and Adults with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (CHADD) of San Francisco

LOCATION : 369 Santa Paula
San Leandro, CA 94579

PHONE :

HOURS : M-F, 8-8

EMAIL : N/A

WEBhttp://www.chaddnorcal.org

DESCRIPTION : Offers factual information about the nature of Attention Deficit Disorder (ADD). The goals include supporting, addressing and educating those with ADD and those serving people with ADD.

FEES : $45 per year

ELGIBILITY : Person with ADD (also ADHD) or educator, parent or spouse of person with ADD

AREAS SERVED : San Francisco County, Northern San Mateo County

PROCEDURE : Write for service/information

TRANSPORTATION : MUNI, BART stop within 2-3 blocks

ACCESSIBILITY : N/A

LANGUAGES : Spanish

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MILLS-PENINSULA HEALTH SERVICES

NAME : Mills-Peninsula Health Services

LOCATION : 1783 El Camino Real Burlingame, CA  94010-3282

PHONE : 650-696-5400

HOURS : M-F 8-5

EMAIL : N/A

WEBhttp://www.mphs.org

DESCRIPTION : Offers treatment for adults, age 18 or over, with psychiatric illnesses. The goals for clients are to increase the functioning and independence level, decrease symptoms and increase the ability to relate to others. Provides treatment up to five days a week and five to eight hours a day plus partial hospitalization. Programs include group therapy, occupational therapy, art therapy, stress reduction and recreational therapy.

The Adolescent Services Program provides after school services for youth age 18 or under who are experiencing depression or other mental health problems, and for those who have alcohol and substance abuse problems. The program offers a continuum of services for adolescents and their families, including groups and a day program.

Eating disorder treatment for both adults and adolescents is available on an inpatient and outpatient basis.

FEES : Vary according to service. Medicare, private insurance accepted

ELGIBILITY : Varies according to service

AREAS SERVED : San Francisco County, Alameda County, San Mateo County, Contra Costa County, Marin County, Santa Clara County

PROCEDURE : Walk in if in crisis or apply by phone for appointment

TRANSPORTATION : SAMTRANS stops within 1 block, CALTRAIN within 2 blocks. Redi-Wheels available to senior program if client lives in area served

ACCESSIBILITY : Elevator, Wheelchair accessible, Special parking, Restroom, Ramp

LANGUAGES : Interpreter

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MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES, NORTH SMC

NAME : San Mateo County Health Services Agency, Mental Health Services Division, North County Mental Health Center

LOCATION : 375 89th Street, Daly City, CA 94015

PHONE : (650) 573-2662 Psych. Emergency Services; (800) 686-0101 Intake; (650) 301-8650 Established Clients

HOURS : M-F, 8-5 Intake (Psych. Emergency Services open nights, weekends and holidays)

EMAIL : N/A

WEBhttp://www.co.sanmateo.ca.us/portal/site/health

DESCRIPTION : Evaluates and treats adults with severe mental illness. Services include evaluation, medication, case management and crisis counseling. Information and referral is provided for people who do not fit the severe mental illness criteria.

The Youth Team provides mental health services for children and adolescents age 18 or under who have emotional or behavioral problems. Services include outreach, including counseling at local schools, and individual, family and group therapy. A young person or parent may phone or referral may be initiated by another agency.

FEES : Vary according to income. Medi-Cal, Medicare, private insurance, military insurance accepted.

ELGIBILITY : Resident of area served

AREAS SERVED : San Mateo County; Some services county-wide; all services north county

PROCEDURE : Call the Access Team at (800) 686-0101

TRANSPORTATION : SAMTRANS stops in front

ACCESSIBILITY : Restroom, Wheelchair accessible, Special parking, Elevator

LANGUAGES : Filipino (Tagalog), Spanish

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MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES,SMC SOUTH

NAME : San Mateo County Health Services Agency, Mental Health Services Division, South County Mental Health Center

LOCATION : 802 Brewster Avenue, Redwood City, CA 94063

PHONE : (650) 363-4111; (800) 686-0101; (650) 573-2662 Psych. Emergency Services

HOURS : M-F, 8-5; Psych. Emergency Services open nights, weekends and holidays

EMAIL : N/A

WEB : N/A

DESCRIPTION : Outpatient Services include evaluation, psychiatric medications, psychoeducation, case management and support for the seriously mentally ill and their families. Also offers crisis intervention for adults who are in crisis or have serious emotional problems. When indicated and appropriate, referrals are made to other mental health providers.

Provides mental health services for youth age 17 or under in the central and south parts of the county. Services include outreach, including counseling at local schools, and individual, group and family therapy. A young person or parent may phone or referral may be initiated by another agency.

FEES : Vary according to income. Medi-Cal is accepted. Medicare and private insurance may be accepted.

ELGIBILITY : Resident of area served

AREAS SERVED : San Mateo County; Some services county-wide; all services central and south county

PROCEDURE : Call the Access Team at (800) 686-0101

TRANSPORTATION : SAMTRANS stops within 1 block, CALTRAIN within 3 blocks

ACCESSIBILITY : Elevator, Restroom, Wheelchair accessible, Special parking

LANGUAGES : Spanish

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OnYourMind.net is a project of the StarVista Crisis Intervention and Suicide Prevention Center
in San Mateo County, and is staffed by volunteer high school students
from the Bay Area who have been trained to help other teens.