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Young Clients Take Advantage of Ocean Therapy

Ocean Therapy

The August 16th beach day was the second time Didi Hirsch's young clients have participated in the foundation's ocean therapy program, which aims to build self-confidence and self-efficacy in at-risk youths and wounded military veterans.



Following a very competitive application process, Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services will receive $1.38 million over four years from the federal government's Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The grant will be used to improve the overall health of adults with serious mental health disorders by co-locating and integrating their primary health and behavioral health care.

Didi Hirsch Receives Grant to Help Military Families

To combat ineffective mental health care, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services $1.6 million over four years to train therapists and teachers.

The First Community Mental Health Practice-Based Research Network Funded

Didi Hirsch And Usc Collaborate - First Project of its Kind

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services And USC collaborate in nation's first community mental health practice-based research network. This is groundbreaking project to focus on health disparities of those who experience severe and persistent mental illness.

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services Marks Two Years Serving Orange County

Didi Hirsch MHS marks 2 years serving Orange County

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services marks two years serving Orange County - Comprehensive Services for OC Residents in Suicidal Crisis includes "24/7" Suicide Prevention Hotline and Survivor Support Bereavement Services.

Las Candelas Donation Helps Launch Glendale Center's Birth to Five Program

Las Candelas, a Glendale, California-based nonprofit organization that has been helping emotionally disturbed children for almost 60 years, recently presented a $10,000 check to Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services to help launch a Birth to Five program at its Glendale Center.

Didi Hirsch Set to Lead Expansion of Suicide Prevention Efforts in California

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services' Suicide Prevention Center (SPC) will lead the expansion of key suicide prevention efforts in California, thanks to the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA (http://www.calmhsa.org).

New Grants To Get Excited About

When Didi Hirsch aquired the Glendale Center last year, the time was ripe for reflection on our performance and culture. With a $130,000 grant from the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, we embarked on a capacity-building initiative. We’ll be “working smarter” for our clients following an agency retreat, manager training, and full systems analysis.


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