While we can help you open the door, there are many other avenues to help you in understanding all that is going on. Here are some online resources that will help you become a better advocate for you loved one
MentalHealth.gov provides one-stop access to U.S. government mental health and mental health problems information. MentalHealth.gov aims to help educate the public and provide resources looking for help.
NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.
Here are the main phone numbers for Contra Costa Mental Health
Follow the course on your tablet with the slideshow in PDF format.
You can’t talk with your loved one's doctor and/or staff without having a Release of Confidentiality. Download this form and ensure your loved one signs it for each doctor/hospital.
Developed by NAMI Contra Costa, this 8 point guide will help you get organized and prepare you for dealing with the mental health system
A useful form developed as a tool that will, hopefully, facilitate communication between mental health care providers and the family or other care givers.