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FAMILY-TO-FAMILY EDUCATION

NEXT COURSE BEGINS SEPTEMBER 2018 A free, 12-session educational program for family, significant others and friends of people living with mental illness. Class Schedule Course Dates:      September 4 – November 20 2018 Time:                     7:00 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.     Sign up now for the next class. Classes are limited to 24 people and registration is required. No charge to attend. Help others through your own...

DBT Workshops

Tuesday Adult DBT Skills group will resume May 1st and is accepting new clients. Call for more information about these groups 415-459-5206 Ongoing Groups Adult DBT Skills Tuesdays: 12:30 – 2:30pm Alicia SmartFridays: 10:00a - 12:00pm David Fish Teen DBT Skills Mondays: 4:30pm-6:00pm Julie MiknisWednesdays: 5:00pm-6:30pm Carolina Lorenza Laurie Margaritonda Parenting DBT Skills WorkshopComing soon!  ...

April 16, 2018 General Meeting

BRINGING HOARDING DISORDER OUT OF THE CLOSET Monday, April 16, 2018, 7:00 - 8:30 PM Severe hoarding often disrupts one’s ability to cook, sleep, groom, and stay within one’s budget. It may be difficult to escape the home in a fire or other emergency and increases the risk of being evicted. This interactive session will provide a better understanding of and compassion for those whose lives are impacted by Hoarding Disorder....

March 19, 2018 General Meeting

CREATING AN ESTATE PLAN TO PROTECT A DISABLED LOVED ONE Monday, March 19, 2018, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Learn about: Establishing a special needs trust as part of an estate plan. Preserving assets for a person with a mental illness. Enabling a person with a mental illness to receive supplemental financial assistance while remaining eligible for public assistance. Understanding ABLE accounts, including how to open and fund...

February 19, 2018 General Meeting

A CONVERSATION WITH LAW ENFORCEMENT ABOUT POLICE INTERACTIONS WITH FAMILIES AND THEIR LOVED ONES ON MENTAL HEALTH ISSUES Monday, February 19, 2018, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Join us for a conversation with local law enforcement about interactions between police, our loved ones suffering from a mental health crisis, and family members. What can families learn from law enforcement about how to help our loved ones in crisis? What...

January 15, 2018 – General Meeting

IDENTIFYING SYMPTOMS AND TRIGGERS IN BIPOLAR DISORDER January 15, 2018, 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. Learn About: How to recognize symptoms and signs of episodes of depression and mania in Bipolar Disorder Triggers of depression and mania Speaker:  Sheri Johnson, PhD, Professor of Psychology and the Director of the clinical science training program, University of California Berkeley Psychology Department. Dr. Johnson is the...