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Mental Health Services Act (MHSA)

 

Peer-to-Peer Support Services

Peer support is an integral element of a recovery-oriented behavioral health system; and provision of behavioral health support by persons who have had experience with these issues innately brings empathy and empowerment that can inspire recovery in others.  MHSA funding for Peer-to-Peer Support Services gives peer providers, who have significantly recovered from their illnesses, the opportunity to assist others by teaching how to build the skills necessary that lead to meaningful lives.

Lead Agency

Program

Services

San Francisco Study Center

 

Office of Self-Help

Provides socialization, recreational activities, employment development, and a warm line.

San Francisco
Department of Public Health

Pathways to Discovery

Facilitates therapeutic activities, conducts peer counseling, escorts clients to other services, assisted with daily living activities.

Mental Health Association
of San Francisco

**Peer-led Hoarding
& Cluttering Program

Provides interventions and access to services that address hoarding and cluttering.

San Francisco
Department of Public Health

Peer Support Staff Integrated in the CBHS Systems of Care

Facilitates support groups, performs administrative duties in clinic settings, and assists clients in navigating services.

San Francisco
Department of Public Health

**Reducing Stigma in the Southeast (RSSE)

Engages faith-based organizations and families in Bayview/Hunter’s Point and Visitaction Valley in order to increase mental health awareness, decrease stigma, and provide social support for consumers, community members, and peers.

San Francisco
Department of Public Health

**Transgender Peer-to-Peer Support Services

Facilitates the Wellness and Recovery group for transgender consumers and provides resources for those in county jail.

**INN-funded Program