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Korean Community Services is committed to ending disparity in behavioral healthcare for Korean Americans and strives to foster the growth of mental health and substance abuse services that are culturally and linguistically sensitive, for the Asian Pacific communities of Orange County.



 
  * MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES
  * PREVENTION
  * WORKFORCE EDUCATION
  * SUPPORT GROUPS
 

WRAPAROUND

Project FOCUS is a Full-Service Partnership (FSP) program supported and funded by Proposition 63 and the Orange County Health Care Agency which aims to improve the lives of individuals- children, youth, and their families- with severe emotional disturbance. Wraparound Services include community-based mental health services, youth and parent mentoring, employment or educational support, transportation and housing support, government benefits support, respite care, co-occurring disorder services, etc.

PREVENTION AND EARLY INTERVENTION

KCS prevention and early intervention programs include:

Outreach and Engagement - KCS aims to increase the utilization of mental health services,
   promote access to those services, reduce the stigma of receiving such services, and improve
   local support systems for underserved consumers and family members.

WarmLine - The OC WarmLine is a service of funded by the Orange County HCA and MHSA.
   KCS provides warmline telephone services for NAMI-OC.

WORKFORCE EDUCATION

KCS seeks to increase the availability of trained Korean language behavioral health professionals and paraprofessionals through the following programs.

◊ Pacific Clinics Consumer Training Program

◊ Recovery Education (RICA)

 

SUPPORT GROUPS

◊ Suicide Survivor Group - In partnership with Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, KCS provides
   individual and group counseling for survivors and family members who have experienced
   suicide.

Family to Family - In partnership with the National Alliance for Mental Illness, KCS offers
   NAMI's signature F2F program for family members affected by mental illness.

 

 

 

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