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Community Counseling & Supportive Services CCSS

Who: Residents of all ages with or at risk for a mild to moderate behavioral health condition and who have limited or no access to mental health and recovery services. Primarily for those lacking insurance, many of whom are Spanish-speaking. They may have a history of family or domestic violence and/or early childhood trauma. We also have specialized expertise working with individuals identifying as Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex or Questioning (LGBTIQ), and the important people in their lives.

What: Designed to help participants address the early symptoms of depression, anxiety, alcohol and/or drug use, suicidal thoughts, violence and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), as well as the confusion, isolation, grief and loss, high-risk behaviors, self-esteem challenges, victimization by bullying, trauma, homelessness, and lack of familial support frequently experienced by individuals identifying as LGBTIQ.

How: Participants are referred to the program by family resource centers, medical offices, community-based organizations, County-operated and County-contracted programs and self-referral.