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providing mental health &
substance abuse  services for
the people of Alameda County ...  
   

Click here to go to homepage!

2000 Embarcadero Cove, Suite 400, Oakland, CA  94606
Phone: (510) 567-8100    Driving Directions

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Modalities

 

Acute Psychiatric Hospital  

A 24-hour a day inpatient facility usually locked. Staff provides immediate therapeutic response to clients exhibiting acute symptoms of mental illness and related substance induced disorders particularly  focusing on those who are a danger to themselves or others, or are gravely disabled.  The goal of the  program is to stabilize and help the clients re-establish themselves in the community as quickly as possible.

  • Alta Bates/Herrick Medical Center
  • Eden Hospital
  • Fremont Hospital
  • John George Psychiatric Pavilion

Adjunct Services  

Services that are not directly related to treatment or prevention, but assist the client in maintaining the status achieved during treatment.  Examples of services include vocational training and housing assistance. (Many of the programs that provide adjunct services also provide treatment.)

  • ACCESS-Countywide
  • ACCESS-North County
  • ACCESS-South County
  • Alameda Community Support Center
  • Allied Fellowship
  • Asian Community Mental Health Center
  • BACS Employment Program
  • Berkeley Drop-In Center
  • Bonita Supported Independent Living Program
  • Casa Del Sol-La Clinica de la Raza
  • CHANGES Dual Recovery Program--Telecare
  • East Bay Community Recovery Project- Oakland
  • Eden Community Support Center
  • Gladman Mental Health Rehabilitation Center
  • Harrison House
  • La Familia Counseling Service
  • Morton Bakar Center-Telecare
  • Oakland Community Support Center
  • Oakland Homeless Project
  • S.T.A.G.E.S.-Telecare
  • S.T.R.I.D.E.S.-Telecare
  • South County Homeless Project
  • Tri-City Community Support Center
  • Valley Community Support Center
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Program
  • West Oakland Mental Health Center

Adolescent Alcohol/Drug Treatment  

Services are provided to youth between the ages of 12-18.  Treatment services include assessment, treatment planning, individual/group/family counseling, social and recreational activities.

  • Asian Community Mental Health Center
  • Asian Pacific Psychological Services
  • Centro de Juventud
  • Community Counseling Education Center (CCEC)
  • Community Recovery Center
  • New Bridge ASPIRE School Program
  • Project Eden
  • Thunder Road Adolescent Treatment
  • Valley Community Health Center

Case Management  

Case management is a participant-centered and goal-oriented process for assessing the needs of an individual for particular services.  Case managers assist the client in obtaining services, reviews participant accomplishments, outcomes and barriers to completing goals.

  • ACCESS-Countywide
  • ACCESS-North County
  • ACCESS-South County
  • Alameda Community Support Center
  • Asian Community Mental Health Center
  • BACS Supported Independent Living Case Management Program
  • Bonita Supported Independent Living Program
  • Casa Del Sol-La Clinica de la Raza
  • CHANGES Dual Recovery Program--Telecare
  • Children's Specialized Services
  • Eden Community Support Center
  • Harrison House
  • Highland Hospital
  • Interagency Child and Family Team
  • La Familia Counseling Service
  • Oakland Community Support Center
  • Oakland Homeless Project
  • S.T.A.G.E.S.-Telecare
  • S.T.R.I.D.E.S.-Telecare
  • South County Homeless Project
  • STARS-Community Services Program
  • Tri-City Community Support Center
  • Valley Community Support Center
  • West Oakland Mental Health Center

Community Support Services/Service Teams  

The Community Support Centers are made up of service teams that provide crisis, individual, group, family and case management services.  All the service teams include case managers and a psychiatrist. Only clients with primary mental health diagnosis are accepted.

  • Alameda Community Support Center
  • Asian Community Mental Health Center
  • BACS Supported Independent Living Case Management Program
  • Bonita Supported Independent Living Program
  • Casa Del Sol-La Clinica de la Raza
  • Eden Community Support Center
  • La Familia Counseling Service
  • Oakland Community Support Center
  • S.T.R.I.D.E.S.-Telecare
  • Tri-City Community Support Center
  • Valley Community Support Center
  • West Oakland Mental Health Center

Crisis Services  

Immediate therapeutic response to clients exhibiting acute distress due to mental illness, or substance abuse  disorders particularly focusing on those individuals who are dangerous to themselves or to others.

  • ACCESS-Countywide
  • ACCESS-North County
  • ACCESS-South County
  • Children and Youth Crisis Team
  • Eden Children's Outpatient Services
  • Guidance Clinic
  • John George Psychiatric Pavilion
  • Oakland Children’s Outpatient Services
  • Tri-City Children’s Outpatient Services
  • Valley Children’s Outpatient Services
  • West Oakland Children's Services

Day Care Habilitative  

Day Care Habilitative programs provide counseling and rehabilitative services to clients with substance abuse.  Each client attends the program a minimum of 2-4 hours per session per day, at least 3-5 days a week minimum and have  regularly assigned, structured and supervised treatment services.  Clients live independently, semi-independently or in a supervised care facility.  Services included: individual counseling, group counseling, medication collateral services and crisis intervention.

  • Healthy Infant Program
  • Highland Hospital
  • Options Recovery Services
  • Second Chance Women's Phoenix Center
  • West Oakland Health Center-Outpatient

Day Treatment  

Day treatment provides a structured therapeutic milieu to a group of clients who are at risk of psychiatric hospitalization.  Day treatment provides an alternative to hospitalization and help to maintain clients in the community.  Clients are  seen from 3 to 5 days a week for individual, group and/or family therapy. Psychopharmacologic treatment may also be provided.

  • Children's Learning Center
  • East Bay Agency for Children (EBAC)-Fremont
  • East Bay Agency for Children (EBAC)-Oakland
  • East Bay Community Recovery Project-Oakland
  • Fred Finch Youth Center
  • La Cheim
  • La Familia Counseling Service
  • Lincoln Child Center
  • Seneca
  • STARS
  • Valley Children’s Outpatient Services

Detoxification  

A short term residential setting for individuals who require detoxification from abused substances  A structured schedule of activities is an integral part of the program in order to start a new pattern of behavior for the individual.  Physician ordered medication may be ordered if necessary for the client.  Clients enter a recovery treatment program following detoxification.

  • Palm Avenue Detox

Medication Support  

Medication support services include prescribing, administering, dispensing and monitoring of medications necessary for maintenance of an individual with symptoms of mental impairment.

  • Alameda Children's Outpatient Services
  • Alameda Community Support Center
  • Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Provider Network
  • Alta Bates/Herrick Medical Center
  • Asian Community Mental Health Center
  • Asian Pacific Psychological Services
  • BACS Supported Independent Living Case Management Program
  • Bonita Supported Independent Living Program
  • Casa Del Sol-La Clinica de la Raza
  • CHANGES Dual Recovery Program-Telecare
  • Children's Hospital
  • East Bay Agency for Children (EBAC)-Fremont
  • Eden Children's Outpatient Services
  • Eden Community Support Center
  • Fred Finch Youth Center
  • Guidance Clinic
  • John George Psychiatric Pavilion
  • La Cheim
  • La Familia Counseling Service
  • Lincoln Child Center
  • Oakland Children’s Outpatient Services
  • Oakland Community Support Center
  • S.T.A.G.E.S. - Telecare
  • S.T.R.I.D.E.S. - Telecare
  • Schuman - Liles Psychiatric Clinic
  • Seneca
  • Tri-City Children’s Outpatient Services
  • Tri-City Community Support Center
  • Valley Children’s Outpatient Services
  • Valley Community Support Center
  • West Oakland Children's Services
  • West Oakland Mental Health Center

Narcotic Treatment Programs  

Any opiate addiction treatment modality which provides individuals addicted to heroin or other opiate drug with daily doses of a legal regulated substitute drug.  Programs generally offer replacement narcotic therapy for the purpose of detoxification or maintenance.  Individual and group counseling are  a part of this treatment modality.

  • Berkeley Addiction Treatment Services (BATS)
  • H.A.A.R.T. - Hayward
  • H.A.A.R.T. - Oakland
  • SAACS
  • West Oakland Health Center-Outpatient
  • ZDK,14th Street Medical Group

Other Services  

Unique services that are one of a kind and does not  follow a specific service modality.

  • Alameda County Public Guardian/Conservator
  • Behavioral Health Care Consumer Assistance Office
  • Center for Independent Living
  • Conditional Release Program
  • Criminal Justice Program
  • Crisis Support Services (Suicide Prevention)
  • Early Childhood Consultation Program (ECCP)
  • Mental Health Advocates
  • Native American Health Center
  • Parental Stress

Outpatient/Non-Residential  

Services and activities are offered at the program site or other locations in the community. Clients live independently, semi-independently or in supervised care facilities.   Services and activities are designed  to meet the needs of the client and their families.  Services include intake, assessment, treatment planning, individual counseling, group counseling, training/education, social/recreation activities, TB screening, collateral services and crisis intervention. Other specialty services vary with each program.

  • Alameda Children's Outpatient Services
  • Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Provider Network
  • Ann Martin Children's Center
  • Asian Pacific Psychological Services
  • Bi-Bett DUI Program
  • Center on Deafness
  • CHANGES Dual Recovery Program - Telecare
  • Community Recovery Center
  • East Bay Community Recovery Project - Hayward
  • East Bay Community Recovery Project - Oakland
  • East Oakland Recovery Center
  • Eden Children's Outpatient Services
  • Highland Hospital
  • Integrated Counseling & Consulting Services
  • Mujeres Con Esperanza
  • New Bridge Foundation, Inc - Oakland
  • New Leaf Counseling Services
  • Oakland Children’s Outpatient Services
  • Occupational Health Services Inc. (OHS) - Albany
  • Occupational Health Services Inc. (OHS) - Dublin
  • Occupational Health Services Inc. (OHS) - Hayward
  • Occupational Health Services Inc. (OHS) - Oakland
  • Options Recovery Services
  • PMR - Psychiatric Management Resources - Fairmont
  • PMR - Psychiatric Management Resources - Highland
  • Project Eden
  • Second Chance Ashland Center
  • Second Chance Hayward Recovery Center
  • Second Chance Tri-Cities Program
  • Second Chance Women's Phoenix Center
  • Second Chance - Union City
  • Si Se Puede
  • St. Mary's Center - Recovery 55
  • Terra Firma Diversion/Education Center
  • The Solid Foundation - Women's Center
  • Tri-City Children’s Outpatient Services
  • Valley Children’s Outpatient Services
  • Valley Community Health Center
  • West Oakland Children's Services
  • West Oakland Health Center - Outpatient
  • Xanthos

Prevention (Substance Abuse)  

Provides education and information, alternative (clean and sober) activities, problems identification and referral, and other community-based strategies designed to prevent alcohol and other drug problems and promote healthy behaviors and environments.  These activities take place in many settings in the community such as schools, community centers, churches, treatment facilities and work places.

  • Alcohol Policy Network
  • Centro de Juventud
  • Club Live
  • CommPre
  • Community Counseling Education Center (CCEC)
  • Community Recovery Services
  • East Bay Asian Youth Center
  • Filipinos for Affirmative Action
  • Friday Night Live
  • Harrison House
  • Health & Human Resource Education Center
  • Health Through Art: Signs of Recovery
  • Interfaith Prevention Program
  • Native American Youth Center of Urban Indian Health Board
  • Project Eden
  • San Leandro Community Counseling (SLCC)
  • Valley Community Health Center
  • Xanthos
  • YMCA-Eastlake

Residential Treatment (AOD Focus)  

Residential programs operate 24-hours facilities and offer individuals a variety of recovery services and activities designed to address problems resulting from alcohol and drug dependency. Treatment length varies from 3 to 18 months. Services include intake and assessment, treatment planning, individual counseling and group counseling, training/education, social/recreation activities, TB screening and collateral services. Other specialized services vary with individual facilities.

  • Allied Fellowship
  • Chrysalis
  • Cronin
  • CURA-Fremont
  • CURA-Oakland
  • El Chante
  • Grace, Inc
  • Keller House
  • Mandela House I
  • Mandela House II
  • Milestones Human Services, Inc
  • New Bridge Foundation, Inc
  • Orchid
  • Project Pride
  • R. L. Geddins Women's Empowerment Network (WEN)
  • Seventh Step Foundation
  • Support Systems Homes
  • Thunder Road Adolescent Treatment

Residential Treatment (MH Focus)  

Residential treatment programs provide therapeutic and social rehabilitation services to seriously and persistently mentally ill adults. Clients receive individual and group counseling, prevocational training, and guidance in development of social skills, confidence, self-esteem and independence. The average length of stay is 6-12 months before moving to a board and care facility, satellite housing, or independent living.

  • BACS Woodroe Place
  • Bonita House
  • Casa de la Vida- Berkeley Place
  • Fred Finch Youth Center
  • Lincoln Child Center

Secondary Prevention (AOD Focus)  

Alcohol and drug secondary prevention strategies focus its efforts on identifying and encouraging substance users in need of treatment to take advantage of those services. The strategies include: early intervention, outreach/intervention, referrals/screening/intake and  intravenous drug use (IDU) Outreach.

  • East Oakland Recovery Center
  • Mandana Community Recovery Center
  • Second Chance Hayward Recovery Center
  • Second Chance Tri-Cities Program
  • Second Chance-Union City
  • Xanthos

Self Help/Peer Support  

Peer support programs are staffed with persons whose qualifications are based primarily on personal experience.  Sharing of experiences and support of peers are the key elements of peer support operated  programs.

  • Alameda County Network of Mental Health Clients
  • Oakland Independent Support Center (OISC)

Shelters  

Designed to provide mentally ill and/or substance abusing individuals with shelter on a very short stay basis.  Some shelters provide supportive services that enable transition into more permanent housing.

  • Harrison House
  • Oakland Homeless Project
  • South County Homeless Project

Socialization Centers  

Staff and members at socialization program plan and carry out a safe structured program of social, educational and recreational activities.  An opportunity to work is provided at some centers.

  • Asian Community Mental Health Center
  • BACS Four Bridges Creative Living Center
  • BACS Hedco House Creative Living Center
  • BACS South County Creative Living Center
  • BACS Towne House Creative Living Center
  • BACS Valley Creative Living Center
  • Berkeley Drop-In Center
  • Bonita-Creative Living Center
  • Oakland Community Support Center
  • Oakland Independent Support Center (OISC)

Sub-Acute  

Sub-acute facilities are 24 hour locked facilities providing intensive diagnostic evaluation and treatment services for severely impaired residents suffering from a psychiatric illness.  On admission, a team of mental health professionals makes individual assessments and develops a comprehensive treatment plan.  Services include: medication management, psychosocial rehabilitation,  community outings, grooming, educational, social/recreational activities, family meetings and support groups.  Clients are referred from acute care facilities.

  • Gladman Mental Health Rehabilitation Center
  • Morton Bakar Center-Telecare
  • STARS
  • Villa Fairmont Hospital-Telecare

Transitional Living   

Transitional living facilities serve clients transitioning from an institutional setting such as an acute or sub-acute hospital for mentally ill clients or from the criminal justice system back to the community for substance abuse. Clients develop skills to help them live independently.

  • East Oakland Recovery Center
  • Second Chance Tri-Cities Program
  • Seventh Step Foundation