SBC Behavioral Health. File Photo.

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SBC Behavioral Health provides resources for mental health during COVID-19

Services are offered to everyone in the county, regardless of insurance coverage.

SBC Behavioral Health. File Photo.

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Behavioral Health provides updates on available services

Department has implemented safety protocols and physical distancing measures.

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Behavioral Health program is a success for local resident

County department shares story of recovery from substance use and mental health issues.

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SBC Behavioral Health to offer mental health livestreams

Zoom webinars to give tips on reducing stress and other mental health issues.

Items purchased by the department for donation. Photo provided by SBC Behavioral Health.

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SBC Behavioral Health helps with donations and housing assistance

Department has been able to issue funds to help the homeless and at-risk of homelessness population with mental illness.

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Behavioral Health taking measures to ensure services continue

Department has initiated options to have virtual consultations, therapies and other services without coming to the clinic in person.

The Sun Street Centers house on Sixth Street in Hollister. File photo.

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SBC Behavioral Health response to Jan. 21 Sun Street Centers article

Behavioral Health writes that it is essential that an informed response to the article recently written by Sun Street Centers be shared with the community.

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Homeless senior population increasing

Aging seniors are increasingly likely to become homeless, which will have a big impact on local communities. The San Benito County Behavioral Health department is working to address homelessness.

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Tips for reducing stress and depression during the holidays

The holiday season can add extra stress. County Behavioral Health offers some tips on how to handle it.

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County Behavioral Health trains case management staff in youth mental health first aid

The goal is to support schools by training professionals that work with youth.

The Esperanza Center, located at 562 San Benito Street, is San Benito County Behavioral Health's wellness center. File photo.

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The Esperanza Center offers services to county residents

Services such as social and emotional support, school performance focus, and coping skills are offered to county residents through a variety of groups, activities, and case management.

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Shorter days have people feeling the blues

Seasonal depression can be seen as a harmless result of the time changes. However, in some cases it can lead to clinical diagnosis of Seasonal Affective Disorder that demands it be taken seriously.

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State funding provides new, expanded Behavior Health program for residents

PATHS program provides an array of services to children and youth that aim to support enhanced social/emotional development, improve social skills, school performance, and provide linkage to mental health and substance use disorder services.