Best Practice Toolkit for Behavioral Health Crisis Response/Care
Community Helpline has been taking crisis calls since 1971, helping callers work through feelings that range from loneliness & depression, to suicide. Serves all of California.
This hub is intended to provide background information, resources, and links about the FURS program.
FURS is a coordinated statewide, regional, and county-level system designed to provide collaborative and timely state-level phone-based response and county-level in-home, in-person mobile response during situations of instability, to preserve the relationship of the caregiver and the child or youth.
Learn about the research that informs how to successfully implement mental health diversion as a strategy for prosecutors. This session will cover background on the issue of the over-representation of people with behavioral health needs in the criminal justice system, as well as use hypothetical defendants to discuss who makes an appropriate candidate for diversion and developing case plans targeted to individual risks and needs.
Teen Line provides support, resources, and hope to young people through a hotline of professionally trained teen counselors, and outreach programs that de-stigmatize and normalize mental health.