Health Is Vital

Health is taken for granted, until you can't any more. In this blog I hope to put down on paper some of the articles I come across and want to remember, about health. I will be personalizing these articles to apply to me. I am diabetic, over weight, have high blood pressure and tinnitus, so these are the things you will find here. I will include nutrition, exercise, and holistic health, and many other ideas. I work in the health profession, particularly mental health, and have an interest in suicide prevention; so these topics will also be covered in this blog. Please, if you are suffering reach out. Our county health and crisis line is 1-855-278-4204.

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Mental Health Advocacy Project: Santa Clara County

The mission of the Mental Health Advocacy Project (MHAP) is to empower people identified as having mental or developmental disabilities to live more independent, secure and satisfying lives through the enforcement of their legal rights and the advancement of their social and economic well-being.  They now service of 5,000 client annually.  The provide legal services for economic rights, housing rights and patients' rights.  They also provide outreach and education as well as technical assistance to mental health, social service and housing programs.  They can be accessed at 1-800-248-MHAP or 408-280-2420.

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