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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.
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Bill Walker, LMFT

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


May is Mental Health Month

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04/10/15
May is Mental Health Awareness Month Calendar of Events for 2015

04/10/15
May is Mental Health Awareness Month - Open House

04/08/15
Women's Self-Defense Workshop

04/03/15
2015 ART SHOW CONTRIBUTOR FORM

04/03/15
TO WRITE LOVE ON HER ARMS

04/03/15
Academy Awards Nomination Packet

04/03/15
Academy Awards - Luncheon Registration

04/03/15
Art Show Information & Contributor Packet

02/26/15
2015 Hope Through Mentoring Conference

02/26/15
CCS TLC Tehachapi March 2015

02/26/15
CCS HOPE Center March 2015

02/26/15
CFLC March 2015 Calendar

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What's Happening
Request For Proposals (RFP)
Substance Abuse Services in Bakersfield and GSA 9 Lamont Area

Substance Abuse and Adult Mental Health Services in GSA 1 Delano Area

Substance Abuse, Adult and Children's Mental Health Services in GSA 3 Taft Area

Adult and Children's Mental Health Services in GSA 9 Arvin, Lamont and Frazier Park Areas

Children's Mental Health Services in GSA's 1, 2, 5 and 10 - Delano, Wasco and Bakersfield Areas

2015 RFP Bidders Conference Addendum

Standards for Penal Code 1000


Request For Information (RFI)
HIV Testing Services


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


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