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Bill WalkerWe hope that as you read and search our site, you will gain more than "facts and figures". We hope that you will see that KCMH is a high quality county mental health department. We utilize many well-respected evidence-based approaches, and are constantly working to improve our ability to serve people of multiple cultures or having complex problems. However what we really hope comes through on our website is that we believe that individuals with mental illnesses or addictions can recover and rejoin us as members of a thriving community. To be a successful department, we always start with hope. Whether you are an individual looking for help, a family member seeking understanding for a loved one, or even a professional looking for a place to work, we are glad you started here. There is recovery and hope available, and we invite you to join us on that journey.

Mission
Working together to achieve hope, healing, and a meaningful life in the community.


Vision
People with mental illness and addictions recover to achieve their hopes and dreams, enjoy opportunities to learn, work and contribute to their community.

Values
Hope, Healing, Community, Authority

We honor the potential in everyone
We value the whole person - mind,  body and spirit
We focus on the person, not the illness
We embrace diversity
We acknowledge that relapse is not a personal failure
We recognize authority over our lives empowers us to make choices, solve problems and plan for the future


Psychology Internship Brochure 2014/2015

Local Collaboratives
McFarland
- 2nd Tuesday of the month
at 3:00 pm,
 Family Resource Center
Shafter - 3rd Wednesday of the month,
 Family Resource Center
Wasco - 2nd Thursday of the month at 8:15am,
  Education Resource Center

Substance Abuse
 Narcotics Anonymous - Thursdays at noon, 3715  Columbus, 868-7150
 Alcoholics Anonymous - Thursdays, 5:00-6:00 pm, 3715  Columbus, 868-7150

What's New Image
04/11/14
May is Mental Health Month Calendar of Events for 2014

11/13/13
Kern County Grand Jury Final Report Concerning Kern County Mental Health Department

06/03/14
MHSA Three-Year Program & Expenditure Plan FY 2014/2015-2016-2017

04/11/14
"A New State of Mind: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness" Documentary

04/11/14
2014 Art Show

04/03/14
15th Annual Academy Awards: Luncheon Registration

04/03/14
15th Annual Academy Awards: Nomination Packet

04/03/14
Poster Contest: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness

03/27/14
CCS-TLC April 2014 Calender

03/27/14
CFLC April Calendar 2014

03/20/14
Save the Date! Help us celebrate in 2014: May is Mental Health Month Activities

02/04/14
CFLC February Calendar 2014

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Request For Proposals (RFP)
Board and Care
Addendum - Board & Care

Consumer Representative Payee

Pharmacy
Addendum - Pharmacy

Residential Treatment

Specialty Transitional Housing
Addendum - Specialty TH

Intensive Outpatient Mental Health Services
Addendum - Intensive Outpatient


Request For Information (RFI)
Residential Treatment In A MHRC

Peer Support In A Crisis Residential Facility

Supportive Services In A Peer Support Crisis Residential Facility

Mental Health Services In A ARF

Request For Applications (RFA)
AB 109 Related Services

Response Cover Page - Fill In Form
AB 109 RFA Addendum




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