Mental Health Information & Resources

Education and Advocacy Services for Alameda County Mental Health Services Users

Peers Envisioning and Engaging in Recovery Services (PEERS)

Family Education and Resource Center (FERC)
Warm-line: 1-888-896-3372

Support and advocacy for family caregivers dealing with a serious mental health challenge.
Services in Spanish & Korean.

Mental Health Education and Support

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
Education and support for those affected by mental illness—people living with a mental health concern, family members and friends.
M–F, 10am–6pm Eastern Time

Four Local NAMI Affiliates:

NAMI Alameda County South
(Fremont, Newark, Union City)

Some services provided in Mandarin.

NAMI Alameda County

NAMI East Bay (Albany, Berkeley)

NAMI Tri-Valley (Livermore, Pleasanton, Dublin)

For People with a Mental Health Concern and Families
Mental Health Association of Alameda County
Provides direct assistance and support to people with a mental illness and their families.

Services for LG BTQ and Two Spirit People
The Pacific Center has drop-in support groups and therapy by appointment for youth, adults and seniors.
510-548-8283 (ext. 250 for appts.)
M–Fri. 10am–9pm, Sat. 10am–4pm



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