Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander (NHPI) Community Input Session
September 14, 2022, 6pm
We are looking for input on Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Innovation approved funding to support the mental wellness of NHPI youth. Join us in a discussion about the needs of NHPI youth in San Mateo County.
Please share with your networks.
For more information visit smchealth.org/bhrs/mhsa.
The Parent Project® is continuing this coming Fall with four virtual classes. Please share with your networks and communities.
The Parent Project® is a free, 14-week course that is offered in English and Spanish to anyone who cares for a child or adolescent. The classes meet for three hours each week. Parents learn parenting skills and get information about resources and other support available in their communities. Parents/caregivers learn and practice skills such as:
appropriate ways to discipline
preventing or stopping alcohol, drug and tobacco use
The San Mateo County Behavioral Health Commission is seeking nominees for its annual David Lewis Award – Recognizing Outstanding Contributions towards Recovery.
This honor is made to the individual or organization that has made an extraordinary difference in the lives of people with substance abuse disorders and the San Mateo County community.
Recognition is given for public education or advocacy around alcohol and other drug abuse issues or to address stigma; services to persons with substance abuse disorders; creation of new and innovative programs or community support activities; recognition of fundraising for substance abuse treatment activities or long-term financial support to substance abuse programs; working for new legislation; compassionate treatment of persons with alcohol and other drug disorders.
San Mateo County Health, Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS), Office of Diversity and Equity (ODE) is hiring for various job opportunities! ODE advances health equity in behavioral health outcomes of marginalized communities throughout San Mateo County. There are opportunities to work in each of the four ODE strategic pathways; 1) Workforce Transformation, 2) Community Engagement, 3) Strategic Partnerships and 3) Policies & System Change.
Applicants should have a passion for programs that advance diversity, inclusion and equity in behavioral health outcomes. To view the various job opportunities and instructions on applying, visit https://www.smchealth.org/pod/job-internship-opportunities. Those with lived experience as a person in recovery from mental health and/or substance use conditions or as a family member of someone who has behavioral health conditions and/or with experience as a member of Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) and/or marginalized communities are strongly encouraged to apply.
For more information about BHRS’ Office of Diversity and Equity, please visit here.
Please join us on Thursday, June 30 from 6 pm – 8 pm PST, as we virtually celebrate the San Mateo County Pride Center’s 5- year anniversary milestone event. We will hear from county leaders, community partners, some of our founding team members, and YOU about the impact the Pride Center has made. The celebration will be emceed by none other than Jesus U Bettawork and feature performances by the ever-popular Drag King troupe the Rebel Kings!