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Find out how you can support San Mateo County’s mental health movement!

Get Involved with Mental Health Month in your City

Participate in Mental Health Month efforts in your city which may include a proclamation, city lights and/or Mental Health First Aid training. 

City Lighting Schedule:
Brisbane City Hall | 5/2-5/31
Hillsborough Town Hall | 5/2-5/31
Redwood City Courthouse Square | 5/1-5/31
San Carlos City Hall | 5/1-5/31
San Mateo County Hall of Justice | 5/2 – 5/31
South San Francisco City Hall | 5/1 – 5/31

Lime Green Flag Raising
Half Moon Bay City Hall | 5/1-5/31



Visit our
event calendar for details on city proclamations and Mental Health First Aid trainings. 

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Share on Social Media

Help spread the word about Mental Health Month through social media! Check out our social medial calendar for content you can share (in partnership with California’s Take Action campaign) on your Facebook, Instagram, and/or Twitter!  Be sure to use  #SMCTakeAction4MH

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Add to your Profile

Show your support by adding the mental health ribbon or Take Action logo to your social media picture. 

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Event Host Resources

Resources for individuals/agencies coordinating or planning Mental Health Month Events.

Programming

Media Notice

This media notice is to grant County of San Mateo permission to take and use photo/videos from a given event.

Media notice in different languages:
EnglishSpanishChineseTagalog,  Russian

How to use Media Notice: 

  1. Post in an area where participants will see at the beginning of an event. The notice should be placed in a prominent area, such as at a registration table or on the wall(s) for in-person events or presentation slide for virtual events.
  2. In a welcome address, verbally mention the media notice and provide options to opt out. People can opt out by sitting in a designated area that will not be filmed/photographed for in-person events and turning off their camera/changing their username in a virtual event.

If you have any questions or suggestions about hosting an event, please contact the 2022 MHM Planning Co-Chairs, Sylvia Tang at STang@smcgov.org or Kristie Lui at KFlui@smcgov.org

Want to share your own content? Don’t forget to use our local hashtag, #SMCTakeAction4MH, and join the movement to help improve our mental wellness in San Mateo County! 

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About Us

Each year, San Mateo County Behavioral Health and Recovery Services’ Office of Diversity and Equity (BHRS’ ODE) partners with local agencies, clients/consumers and family members, and community members to form the Mental Health Month Planning Committee. The committee advises on priorities and collaborates to host events. 

Interested in joining the 2022 Mental Health Month Planning Committee? Email Sylvia Tang at STang@smcgov.org or Kristie Lui at KFLui@smcgov.org to learn more.  

The Mental Health Month Planning Committee would like to thank our many partners for helping make 2022 Mental Health Month possible!

Ayudando Latinos A Sonar (Alas)

Cabrillo Unified School District

Cal Voices

California Clubhouse

Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints

Coast Pride

El Centro de la Libertad

Felton Institute – (re)MIND/BEAM Programs

Hawthorne House

Heart & Soul, Inc.

Mayor’s Mental Health Initiative

National Health Alliance for Mental Illness San Mateo County

Peninsula Conflict Resolution Center

Puente de la Costa Sur

Redwood City Library

Safe Space

San Mateo Adult School

San Mateo County

  • Board of Supervisors
  • Human Resources – Wellness Unit
  • Probation Department
  • San Mateo County Health
    • Aging and Adult services
    • Behavioral Health & Recovery Services
      • Behavioral Health Commission
      • Office of Consumer and Family Affairs
      • Office of Diversity and Equity
        • Health Equity Initiatives
        • Health Ambassadors
  • San Mateo County Libraries

San Mateo Police Department

Skyline College

Stanford Children’s Hospital, SCAN/Child Abuse Team

StarVista

Voices of Recovery San Mateo County

Youth Leadership Institute

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