The Effort: Mental Health Counseling information provided by: the Sacramento County Mental Health Division

Professional Short-Term Counseling and Employee Assistance Program (EAP): brief therapy for children and their families. Specialized problem areas include child abuse, domestic violence, post-traumatic stress, painful relationships, marital issues, parent-child struggles, children’s school problems, parent-teen conflicts, working parent stress, divorce and remarriage, step family issues, misuse of drugs and alcohol in the family, and family violence. Families and Schools Together (FAST): a nationally-proven prevention program that uses a multidisciplinary, collaborative approach to reach isolated, at-risk families and children. Goals are to enhance family functioning, prevent school failure in the target child, prevent substance abuse by the child and family, and reduce the stress that parents and children experience from daily life situations (prevent child abuse). Multiple-family groups meet for 8 weeks with monthly support group meetings. Other programs include: Sacramento County Birth and Beyond, Geographic Managed Care, Ryan White Title I HIV/AIDS Program and Suicide Prevention Crisis Line. 

Monday through Friday 9 am - 5 pm

Fee for service, accepts Medi-Cal, credit cards, and EAP; telephone for other billing options.

Application Process:
Telephone (appointment preferred) or walk-in.

Eligibility Requirements:
Individuals and families seeking professional Short-Term Counseling.

Record last updated: Sep 5 2012 2:19PM
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