We’re not meant to live life on our own. Finding a community who understands what you’re going through is one of the best things you can do as you walk alongside a loved one experiencing mental health challenges. Join our upcoming events and workshops to continue learning about mental health and get plugged into a community that cares.
In addition to the upcoming events listed below, we also have a variety of ongoing events designed to help provide community and support to the caregivers of loved ones with mental health challenges.
Family Partnership Program | Journaling Series: Vision Boards
Friday, May 5, 2023 | 10:30am – 11:30am
Event is in-person
Come join the Family Partnership Program as we create Vision Boards in-person on May, 5th, 2023, from 10:30am-11:30am.
At the Oakland Children’s Services (Eastmont Town Center)
7200 Bancroft Ave
Oakland, CA 94605
Download Flyer | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org | Call: 510-289-6643
Event is in-person
You Are Not Alone | Free Online Mental Health & Substance Abuse Workshop
February 4, 2023 | 9:45am to 2:00pm
If a member of your family is struggling with mental illness or substance abuse, you are not alone. The African American Family Outreach Project (AAFOP) invites you to a free online workshop with Angela Coombs, MD., Lisa Carlisle, M.Ed., MA, and Tanya McCollum to help families in need of guidance. We hope you are able to join us!
Download Flyer | Register Here or Call (510) 697-8533
~ Zoom Link to be sent separately
Annual Breaking Barriers Conference
October 5, 2023
If you weren’t able to join us for the 2022 Breaking Barriers conference this year, stay tuned to our events page for next year’s conference details. We hope to see you there!
We are pleased to provide information on events being held by our community partners that you may find helpful, supportive, or educational.
Asian American H.O.P.E Wellness Program
A Free 8-Week Online Program
Come join in our Asian American H.O.P.E. (Healing from Our Pasts and Expectations) campaign
Every Wednesday | 6pm – 7:30pm
Starting Feb. 22 until April 12, 2023
-Participate in interactive sessions to recognize mental health stigma in the Asian American Community
-Build community with 18-24 years old Asian Americans in Alameda County – participants and peer facilitators. Enrollment in School/college is not require to participate.
-Learn effective strategies to recognize negative thoughts and build stronger relationships. Learn about local mental health resources in Alameda County.
-Receive a $10 stipend for every weekly meeting attended
To learn more: email@example.com, or call 510-832-7337
La Clínica de La Raza – Cultura & Bienestar Invites you to a Mental Health First Aid Training (English)
Friday, April 21 | 9am – 9:30pm
La Clinica and Cultura & Bienestar Invite you to participate in the Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) training, to learn how to identify, understand and respond to signs of mental health and substance use challenges among adults. You will build skills and confidence you need to reach out and provide initial support to those who are struggling. You’ll also learn how to help connect them to appropriate support. Please see flyer below for more information.
Location: Cultura & Bienestar 1415 Fruitvale Ave. Oakland, CA 94601
Young Parent Education Program:
Starting, (Thursdays) February 23 until April 27
Hours: 6pm – 8pm
Loction: Online via Zoom
Nurturing Parenting (an evidence-based curriculum) is a 10-week series designed to empower young parents including expectant young parents to make healthier choices, to build empathy and self-worth, learn positive ways to deal with stress and anger and alternatives to spanking, develop positive parent-child attachment and to be positive role models for their children.
To qualify for these classes participants must be parents or expectant parents 25 and under who are or were involved in the juvenile justice system and/or who are considered *crossover youth within the child welfare system. * involved in both the juvenile justice (ex. probation) and child welfare systems (ex. foster care)
To register, please call
our Parenting Stress Helpline:
For more information, contact Julil Rositas, Parent Education Program Manager at 510-380-1734
or send an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Union City Outpatient Program
(Asian American Recovery Services (AARS),
a program of Health Right 360)
Accepting New Clients!
Outpatient, Intensive Outpatient,
Recovery Support Services
The Union City Outpatient Program at AARS/ HealthRIGHT 360 serves adults challenged with a substance use disorder (SUD), and specializes in working with Transitional Aged Youth (18 – 25 years) and with Asian, & Pacific Islander populations.
Now Offering Low-Fee Therapy for Children and Parents
We’re Accepting New Clients!
Providing the Support You Need Right Now
We provide client-centered, trauma-informed therapy services to Alameda
County parents, caregivers, youth, children and families.
All of our services are available via Telehealth-video and in-person.
Sliding scale is $70-$10 per session based on ability to pay.
Trauma; Abuse; Divorce; Loss; Stress; Family and Community Violence
Psychosis REACH Training for Relatives, Friends, and Individuals with a Psychosis Condition
Now Available Through 2023
First Part | Complete at Your Own Pace
Second Part – Dates Available:
Friday, March 10th | 9am–12pm – Main Date
Friday, June 9th| 9am–12pm
Friday, September 8th | 9am–12pm
Friday, December 8th | 9am–12pm
Psychosis REACH is a training that offers concrete, evidence-based skills for relatives and friends of individuals with psychotic disorders to better care for and relate to their loved ones. It takes a proven psychotherapy for people with schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and modifies it to the needs of caregivers.
Cultura & Bienestar te Invita al Evento Mensual de
Cada Tercer Viernes del Mes | 5pm – 7pm
Cultura & Bienestar – Curación Tradicional
Prácticas ancestrales de sanación, nos ayudarán a vivir el aquí y ahora, aceptando y afrontando los desafíos de la vida diaria con esperanza, amor y valor. ¡Únete a nuestra junta virtual y aprendamos juntos!
Para más información: Hermelinda D. Aguiar
Office: 510-535-8411, Mobile: 510-290-6573
Cultura & Bienestar Presenta: Circulo de Tambores
Los lunes | 4pm – 5pm
Cultura & Bienestar nos ofrece la oportunidad de participar y aprender como estos círculos de tambores, los elementos y ritmos nos pueden ayudar en aliviar el estrés, la ansiedad y balancear nuestro bienestar. Este es un evento gratis.
Lugar: Cultura & Bienestar 1415 Fruitvale Ave. Oakland, CA 94601
Para más información: Raul Pacheco (Behavioral Health Educator)
Office: 510-535-8405, Mobile: 510-363-6134, email@example.com