DEPRESSION, ANXIETY, AND SUICIDALITY ARE AT THEIR HIGHEST LEVELS IN ALAMEDA COUNTY RIGHT NOW.

Alameda County is experiencing a Mental Health and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) State of Emergency.

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Hundreds are on waitlists for treatment. Mental and behavioral health related emergency room visits have skyrocketed for children and young people.

In Alameda County, 30% Of Clinical Positions—and Rising—are Vacant Due To High Caseloads, Burnout, And Low Pay From Underfunding.

URGE ALAMEDA COUNTY TO ACT NOW TO ADDRESS THIS MENTAL HEALTH STATE OF EMERGENCY!

As staff and clinicians, parents, family, and friends of those suffering, and fellow citizens, we must let Alameda County know that they must ACT NOW to safeguard our community.

TAKE ACTION

Let your voice be heard! Simply fill out the form and hit send. A letter will be automatically generated and sent to every member of the Alameda County Board of Supervisors urging them to take action on this mental health state of emergency in our County. You will also be alerted to our progress with the board and about events that you can join to show your support.

STEP 1
TELL US ABOUT YOURSELF

Which best describes you? CBO Staff Concerned Public

THANK YOU

Your letter has been sent to the Alameda County Board of Supervisors. Help us spread the word by letting others know where you stand on access to mental health services.


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WHO WE ARE

The Behavioral Health Collaborative of Alameda County (the Collaborative) is an association of California nonprofits that provide mental health and substance use services to Alameda County’s most vulnerable children, youth, adults, and seniors.

The purpose of the association is to provide leadership that ensures a comprehensive behavioral health system, which maximizes the well-being and life satisfaction of all Alameda County residents.

ACT NOW FOR MENTAL HEALTH

Act Now! For Access To Mental Health has been created to give clinicians, support staff, clients, their families, and the Alameda County community a voice in this critical debate for funding. Your voice is an important part of helping people in our community who need and deserve access to mental health and substance use treatment resources.