The Child Health and Disability Prevention (CHDP) is a preventive program that delivers periodic health assessments and services to low income children and youth in California. CHDP provides care coordination to assist families with medical appointment scheduling, transportation, and access to diagnostic and treatment services. Health assessments are provided by enrolled private physicians, local health departments, community clinics, managed care plans, and some local school districts. For more information call Maria M. Lopez at 831-755-4960
The Boys & Girls Clubs of Monterey County (BGCMC) has played an integral role in the community for over 43 years. With Clubhouses in Seaside and Salinas, BGCMC provides youth between the ages of 6-18 an afterschool safe haven where they are mentored to achieve academic success, acquire healthy lifestyles, and develop good character and citizenship. Over 95% of the total budget comes from generous individuals, corporations and foundations. The Clubs are open Monday through Friday,
8 a.m. – 6 p.m. during summer and school breaks, and from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. when school is in session. Additional information is available at www.bgcmc.org or via phone at 831-394-5171.
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Community Hospital of the Monterey Peninsula
Outpatient Behavioral Health Services
Outpatient Behavioral Health Services offers a wide range of care for the diagnosis and treatment of mental health and chemical dependency.
The adult recovery program offers chemical dependency and dual diagnosis treatment. Free assessments are available by calling 373-0924, Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.
OUTPATIENT MENTAL HEALTH
Psychiatrists and licensed therapists provide evaluation, medication management, and individual and group therapy. For information or appointment, call 625-4600.
Some of our services:
Neuropsychological testing. Helps to identify, clarify, and create a treatment plan for medical, neurological, psychological, genetic, and other disorders. Available for all ages.
Classes. Learn specific skills to help manage problems and change behaviors and thinking patterns. Current classes include: Attention Issues 101 (for adults with ADHD), Emotional Eating, Mood Management, Stress Less, and Survival Skills for Teens.
Parent support group. Weekly group meeting for parents struggling with managing their teen’s behavior. Call 625-4600.
Alzheimer’s family support group. Bimonthly support group for caregivers.
Questions are answered in confidence without obligation.
For more information or an appointment, call 625-4600, Monday-Friday, 8 a.m.–5 p.m.