Mental Health

For people living with mental health challenges including caregivers and others interested. Here you will find documents to assist with advance care planning for serious illness including a mental health crisis, conversation guides, and links to helpful resources including videos. These new and innovative advance care planning tools and resources, were produced by collaboration between the Behavioral Health Division, County of Sonoma (BHD), the Community Network for Appropriate Technologies, the Coalition for Compassionate Care of CA (CCCC), and Goodwill Redwood Empire. This section of our website was added in late 2018 thanks to funding from the California HealthCare Foundation (CHCF).

In 2021 the Peer Pilot Leadership Council updated the site to include the Making A Plan Toolkit section and a new section for Related Training & Resources containing related orientation videos and PowerPoints among other things.

ACCESS California

ACCESS California is a statewide consumer-led public mental health advocacy program of Cal Voices. ACCESS is funded by the Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission (MHSOAC) through the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA/Prop. 63). Founded in 1946, Cal Voices is the oldest continuously operating peer-run consumer advocacy agency in California. Here you can find […]

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Buckelew helps people with behavioral health challenges lead healthier, more independent lives, strengthening families and communities in the process. Treatment and support services are tailored to the unique needs of each individual, encouraging the active collaboration of loved ones and other supporters. Buckelew offers a weekly Community Resource Clinic for anyone looking for assistance understanding

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Goodwill-Redwood Empire

Goodwill~Redwood Empire (GRE) was founded in 1974 and is one of the largest non-profit organizations in the North Bay Region encompassing Sonoma, Napa, Mendocino, Lake, Humboldt and Trinity counties. Leadership staff with the GRE Interlink Self-Help Center and the Wellness and Advocacy Center have been assisting with development of publications and trainings created by the

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Helpful Video Clips

As part of the clinicians and peer support workers training, we created an annotated listing of YouTube and other web videos that are helpful for people wanting to learn more about advance care planning, palliative care, psychiatric advance directives, having difficult conversations and other such topics. This Video Resources Paper with hotlinks to these web-based

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Interlink Self-Help Center

The mission of Interlink Self-Help Center is to provide a save environment in which those of us facing our mental health challenges can improve our quality of life through self-help, mutual support and empowerment. Interlink is a program of Goodwill-Redwood Empire and is located at 1033 Fourth St. Santa Rosa, CA, 95404. Phone: (707) 546-4481

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