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Phone: 415-421-2926
870 Market Street
Suite 928

San Francisco
California 94102
USA
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Target demographics: San Franciscans, with a focus on low-income individuals who face the highest barriers in accessing mental health care

Direct beneficiaries per year: MHA-SF directly serves 1,500 San Franciscans every year through its trainings, workshops, support and treatment groups, confere

Geographic areas served: San Francisco Bay Area

Programs: The programs that the Mental Health Association of San Francisco provide include: referral and education services to consumers, family members, people who work with consumers, and public policy makers; consumer support groups and trainings; public depression screenings; the creation of leadership and employment opportunities for mental health consumers;and advocacy for the needs of mental health adults and children on policy issues such as housing. The MHA-SF also holds conferences and produces educational materials to provide information about mental health to consumers and their families as well as policy makers and the larger community. Current programs include: 1)Community Education; 2)Consumer Leadership Training; 3) Homeless and Eviction Prevention; and 4) Employment Support and Job Creation.

Mission:
The Mental Health Association of San Francisco (MHA-SF) is a non-profit citizen’s organization dedicated to improving the mental health of residents in the diverse communities of San Francisco through advocacy, education, research and service. In all its programs, MHA-SF works together with people and families challenged by mental illness and with the agencies that serve them to promote prevention, access to services, leadership and independence.
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08/27/08
I completed a three month internship with the Mental Health Association of San Francisco and I am incredibly pleased with my internship experience. My internship provided me the opportunity to learn a wealth of information in regards to the mental health system. I had the chance to bridge my ... more »
08/27/08
My experience this summer as the Mental Health Association of San Francisco’s Fundraising and Communications intern was nothing short of an excellent experience. I was treated with a lot of respect, and not for a moment did I feel inferior among my peers. My duties were chosen according to ... more »
I was a summer intern at the Mental Health Association of San Francisco, and I loved the whole experience. I was the Education Intern so a lot of the work I did involved MHA-SF's Institute on Compulsive Hoarding and Cluttering. I went to many hoarding trainings around San Francisco and learned how ... more »
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