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Get Involved

We offer a variety of ways to get involved to help yourself or your family, friends and community and to have a voice in the behavioral health services provided in San Mateo County.

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Stigma Free San Mateo County

Be the One

Did you know that one in four people have a mental health condition? Chances are someone you know has a mental health issue that you may not know about because they are active, productive members of our community. But more than half of the people with mental health issues are not getting the help and treatment they need because of the stigma surrounding mental illness and fear others will judge them. You can Be the One to help.

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Storytelling Program

Storytelling Program

The Office of Diversity and Equity (ODE) storytelling program empowers community members to share their stories of recovery and wellness to heal and to address issues within their communities. Participants engage in workshops that help them create and share their stories in different forms. Beginning with a framing question, facilitators support participants to share their stories as Photovoices or Digital Stories.

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Get the Latest News

Check out the BHRS blog, a forum for discussing policies and issues related to mental health and substance use in San Mateo County.

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