• Asian Community Mental Health Services acmhs.org
    Offers culturally competent care that centers on principles and practices to:

    • Promote concepts key to recovery for individuals who have mental illness: hope, personal empowerment, respect, social connections, self-responsibility, and self-determination;
    • Reflect the cultural, ethnic, and language diversity of our communities and their histories; and
    • Plan for each client’s individual needs.

    Offers programs and services in three areas:

    • Behavioral Health Care Service Unit
    • Developmental Disabilities Unit
    • Family Support and Youth Service Unit

    Locations in two counties:

    • Alameda County 310 8th Street, Suite 201, Oakland, CA 94607. (510) 451-6729
    • Contra Costa County 12240 San Pablo Avenue, Richmond, CA 94805. (510) 970-9750

    Volunteer opportunities: Cindy Yee, Human Resource Manager at (510) 869-6003

  • Asian American Center on Disparities Research
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) www.nami.org
  • Pool of Consumer Champions Alameda County. This organization is for mental health consumers who want to work together to help themselves and others. Asian members are especially welcome. Contact: Consumer Relations Department 510-639-1341