Suicide Prevention & Mental Health Awareness With Didi Hirsch


Didi Hirsch's Mission Statement

Didi Hirsch transforms lives by providing quality mental health and substance abuse services in communities where stigma or poverty limit access.

Accessible: We offer services at our centers and in neighborhood settings that are welcoming, culturally respectful and responsive to underserved communities. Comprehensive: We provide a continuum of prevention, early intervention and treatment services for individuals, families and the community. Collaborative: We partner with clients, families and community groups to set goals, identify priorities and evaluate results. Innovative: We train staff and future professionals to use state-of-the-art principles in a culture of learning and team excellence. Accountable: We produce measurable clinical and fiscal outcomes, seek opportunities for growth, and evolve as needs change to ensure our long-term viability and value. Committed: We are dedicated to erasing the stigma and discrimination associated with mental illness and addiction and advocating for access to care.

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services has been providing quality mental health and substance abuse treatment in Southern California since 1942. With 11 centers throughout Los Angeles and Orange counties, the agency serves more than 70,000 individuals a year and provides a variety of services, including:

  • A 24-hour suicide crisis line
  • Counseling for families that find themselves in emotional trouble
  • Help for individuals with serious psychiatric conditions
  • Substance abuse and prevention counseling for teenagers and adults
  • Community outreach for people affected by a traumatic event
  • Training programs for M.A., M.S.W., M.F.T. and Ph.D./Psy.D. candidates

To inquire about our services, please call (310) 390-8896 between Monday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  For more information about our specific programs, please choose from the following: Services for Adults, Services for Children and Families, Emergency Services, Substance Use Disorder Services.

Thanks to my guest Didi Hirsch CEO Dr. Kita Curry...to find out more, volunteer, give or get help...click here: http://www.didihirsch.org/

 

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