Category Archives: Announcement

Youth Mental Health First Aid Training- Register by May 17

A young person you know may be experiencing a mental health condition or crisis. Teachers, staff, and our entire school community can help youth get the support they need early on and maintain a high quality of life.

In just two half days, learn how you can help someone in distress and get the tools to identify, understand, and respond to signs of mental illness and substance use disorders.

When? May 24 & 31, 8 a.m. to 12 p.m. Participants must attend both dates to receive certification.
Where? Half Moon Bay Library

Please register by May 17, 2018. For more information, contact Natalie Andrade or see the event flier.

March 28- David Young Joins NAMI SMC for General Meeting

New BHRS Director David Young will join the National Alliance on Mental Illness San Mateo County (NAMI SMC) for their next general meeting to share his background, perspectives, values and ideas to enhance the County’s behavioral health system. NAMI SMC general meetings are free and open to the public.

March 28, 2018 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

Hendrickson Auditorium,  Mills Health Center
100 S. San Mateo Drive
San Mateo, CA 94401 United States

Wellness Matters – March 2018

WM March 2018Be sure to check out the March issue of Wellness Matters!

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Take the smc youth marijuana survey

Survey Flyer

Tell us what you think! BHRS’ Community Health Promotion Unit and the San Mateo County Youth Commission are conducting a survey to understand marijuana knowledge, attitudes and behavior among youth and young adults. The survey is open to 12-25 year olds who live, work, and/or go to school in San Mateo County, until the end of March.

If you want to help inform the creation of a marijuana education campaign and get the chance to win a $100 Amazon gift card, then take the survey today! Please share the link with all who may be interested:

BHRS Seeks Private Providers

Behavioral Health and Recovery Services is seeking to contract with licensed clinical social workers, marriage and family therapists, licensed professional clinical counselors, psychologists, psychiatrists and nurse practitioners to provide mental health services to San Mateo County Medi-Cal and CareAdvantage beneficiaries under a managed care system.

We offer highly competitive rates, which have recently been increased, and a chance to build your practice- or if you’re already established, a chance to give back to the community! Please contact provider relations at 650-573-2242 if you’re interested in joining the BHRS private provider network. See the Private Provider Network brochure for more information.

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