Mental Health Association of San Francisco Overview
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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.