ADVANCING CLIENT AND COMMUNITY EMPOWERMENT THROUGH SUSTAINABLE SOLUTIONS

ACCESS California is a statewide consumer-led public mental health advocacy program of Cal Voices. Founded in 1946, Cal Voices is the oldest continuously operating peer-run consumer advocacy agency in California.

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PAST WEBINARS

Missed a recent webinar? You're in luck. All our webinars are recorded and archived for at least six months so you can watch whenever you have time.

HOW TO ADVOCATE

Want to participate in mental health advocacy but not sure where to begin? ACCESS has you covered. Our experienced advocates  know the in's and out's of the Public Mental Health System and how to get stuff done. 

NEWS AND ACTIVITIES

Unique Opportunities to

Participate in:

Up Next:

*Peer Provider Workshop

AND

*Lived Experience Stakeholder & Leadership Survey!

 

SEE BELOW FOR DETAILS!

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Peer Provider Workshop

ACCESS’ Peer Provider Workshop will focus on identifying best practices and challenges in providing peer services to individuals with experiences of Behavioral Health/Criminal Justice involvement, and barriers/strategies for employing consumers with histories of criminal justice involvement. We’d love to have you join us and nurture meaningful, fruitful conversations regarding providing Peer service and Peer employment experiences. Register with one of the links below!

 

Target audience: 

  • Individuals with Lived Experience of Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Involvement

  • Peer Providers/Support Workers

  • Family Members of Adults/TAY/Youth with Lived Experience of Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Involvement

  • Local Behavioral Health System Leadership

  • Community Based Service Providers

  • Community-Based Providers

  • Behavioral Health Advocates  

  • ACCESS Ambassadors

  • Community Stakeholders

Superior Region: 4/13/22 from 9:30am-12:30pm PST

 

Southern Region: 4/13/22 from 1:30pm-4:30pm PST

 

 

Cross-Collaboration Workshop:

This workshop will focus on elevating and highlighting stories of recovery from individuals with Lived Experience of Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice and stories of Cross-Organizational Collaboration and Community Partnership from Local/State Level Leadership. We’d love to have you and your voice in the room so register for one of these workshops with the links below!

 

Target audience: 

 

  • Individuals with Lived Experience of Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Involvement 

  • Family Members of Adults/TAY/Youth with Lived Experience of Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Involvement

  • Local Behavioral Health System Leadership

  • Community Based Service Providers

  • Peer Support Workers 

  • Community-Based Providers

  • Behavioral Health Advocates  

  • ACCESS Ambassadors

  • Community Stakeholders



Superior Region: 3/23/22 from 9:30am-12:30pm PST

 

 

Southern Region: 3/23/22 from 1:30pm-4:30pm PST

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Community Activation Workshop

This workshop will focus on identifying stigma reduction activities, ways to collaborate with local behavioral health and criminal justice entities, sharing resources and strategies to address the complex needs of unserved/underserved populations, and focus on ways to implement community-based strategies. We’d love to have you and your voice in the room so register for one of these workshops with the links below!

 

Target audience: 

  • Individuals with Lived Experience of Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Involvement 

  • Family Members of Adults/TAY/Youth with Lived Experience of Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Involvement

  • Local Behavioral Health System Leadership

  • Community Based Service Providers

  • Peer Support Workers 

  • Community-Based Providers

  • Behavioral Health Advocates  

  • ACCESS Ambassadors

  • Community Stakeholders



Superior Region: 3/30/22 from 9:30am-12:30pm PST

 

Southern Region: 3/30/22 from 1:30pm-4:30pm PST

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People with Criminal Justice and Mental Health

Lived Experience/Personas con Experiencia

Vivida en los Sistemas de Justicia

Criminal y Salud Mental

WE WANT TO 

HEAR FROM YOU! 

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¡QUEREMOS 

ESCUCHAR DE TI!

Make your voice heard by completing this survey!

 

This survey contains 4 sections, all of which relate to criminal justice and mental health services.

 

The following stakeholders are encouraged to complete the survey:

  • Individuals with Lived Experience of Mental Health/ Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Involvement 

  • Family Members of Adults/TAY/Youth with Lived Experience of Mental Health/Behavioral Health and Criminal Justice Involvement

  • Local Mental Health System Leadership and Community Based Service Providers

  • State Mental Health Agency Leadership 

 

ACCESS California is raffling $20 Amazon gift cards to ten lucky individuals who complete this survey!

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¡Complete nuestra encuesta y eleve su voz!

 

Esta encuesta contiene dos secciones, todas las cuales se relacionan con la justicia penal y los servicios de salud mental. 

 

Pedimos a las siguientes partes interesadas a completar la encuesta: 

  • Personas con experiencia vivida en salud mental / salud conductual y participación en la justicia penal 

  • Miembros familiares de adultos / TAY / jóvenes con experiencia vivida en salud mental / salud conductual y participación en la justicia penal.

 

¡ACCESS California está rifando tarjetas de regalo de Amazon de $ 20 a diez personas afortunadas que completen esta encuesta!

Training information and resources are available on our Learn page.
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