Huckleberry's Counseling and Family Support Services provide assessment, crisis intervention, individual and family and group therapy and case management services that are fully integrated and on-site in every Huckleberry program. Huckleberry is committed to providing affordable, accessible and effective mental health services to youth and families in San Francisco. We have recently begun conducting parents' support workshops called Parents' Turn to help parents deal with destructive teen behavior, heal family relationships, and get support from other parents.
Huckleberry is an approved Medi-Cal provider site and offers subsidized and sliding scale fee services to clients based on availability and eligibility. Huckleberry’s mental health team strives to provide effective, culturally relevant, evidence-based treatments that enable youth and families to create meaningful and lasting changes.
Huckleberry House Youth housed in the temporary shelter receive a wide range of mental health services, including assessment, individual, family, and group therapies. A dedicated therapist at the youth shelter provides family reunification services to all clients. Interventions are designed to address stabilization of runaway behavior, parental/adolescent conflict, physical/emotional abuse, depression, suicide, and substance abuse. Youth and their families often engage with a therapist during the shelter stay and elect to continue with short-term aftercare services or longer-term counseling through our Counseling Program. Family reunification has proven to be a very beneficial and highly utilized service. Our therapist focuses on resolving immediate family crises and works to develop a comprehensive plan of care that will address longer-term strategies for the family. Our diverse team of professionals can deliver culturally and linguistically competent services.
Huckleberry Community Assessment and Resource Center (CARC) Research shows that juvenile offenders have very high co-occurrence of mental health issues. In addition to the CARC case managers, this program is staffed by a full time therapist and a clinical case manager. The mental health staff provide individual, group and family therapy in close coordination with the case management team.
Huckleberry Youth Health Center in San Francisco and Huckleberry Youth Programs - Marin, Clinicians at our health settings provide a full range of mental health services (individual, family and group therapy) as well as providing choice counseling for pregnant teens and their partners, harm reduction counseling regarding safer sex and substance use and case management to assist with job training, employment and educational issues.
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