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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 544 San Benito Street Suite 102, 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.