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Didi Hirsch's Inglewood Center Sets Up Temporary Art Studio

Inglewood Center Sets Up Art Studio

More than 60 percent of California youth ages 17 and younger have been exposed to crime, violence and abuse, which increases their risk of developing mental health conditions, such as behavioral and emotional problems, substance abuse and difficulty functioning in school and the community.

Awards & Accolades for Didi Hirsch 2012

Awards & Accolades for Didi Hirsch

Whole families suffer when parents are deployed for military duty. In response, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) awarded $1.6 M over 4 years to Didi Hirsch to create a program to serve of military families in the Inglewood /South Bay communities. Using techniques that promote resilience and recovery from trauma, Didi Hirsch staff will train therapists throughout the community to provide treatment tailored to the unique mental health needs of military families and their children. The innovative program will be based at Didi Hirsch Inglewood.

Project 50 Takes on 75

Project 50 Takes on 75

It was easy to see why Mr. J was considered one of Los Angeles' most vulnerable homeless people in 2008. An alcoholic and crack cocaine user who also has mental illness, Mr. J had spent more than 20 years on Skid Row, pushing a shopping cart containing all his belongings from one encampment to the next....

DIDI HIRSCH RECEIVES $1.4 MILLION GRANT

DIDI HIRSCH RECEIVES $1.4 MILLION GRANT

Following a very competitive application process, Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services will receive $1.38 million over four years from the federal government's Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA). The grant will be used to improve the overall health of adults with serious mental health disorders by co-locating and integrating their primary health and behavioral health care.

Young Clients Take Advantage of Ocean Therapy

Ocean Therapy

The August 16th beach day was the second time Didi Hirsch's young clients have participated in the foundation's ocean therapy program, which aims to build self-confidence and self-efficacy in at-risk youths and wounded military veterans.

Didi Hirsch Receives Grant to Help Military Families

To combat ineffective mental health care, the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has awarded Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services $1.6 million over four years to train therapists and teachers.

The First Community Mental Health Practice-Based Research Network Funded

Didi Hirsch And Usc Collaborate - First Project of its Kind

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services And USC collaborate in nation's first community mental health practice-based research network. This is groundbreaking project to focus on health disparities of those who experience severe and persistent mental illness.

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