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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.

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services Marks Two Years Serving Orange County

Didi Hirsch MHS marks 2 years serving Orange County

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services marks two years serving Orange County - Comprehensive Services for OC Residents in Suicidal Crisis includes "24/7" Suicide Prevention Hotline and Survivor Support Bereavement Services.

Las Candelas Donation Helps Launch Glendale Center's Birth to Five Program

Las Candelas, a Glendale, California-based nonprofit organization that has been helping emotionally disturbed children for almost 60 years, recently presented a $10,000 check to Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services to help launch a Birth to Five program at its Glendale Center.

Didi Hirsch Set to Lead Expansion of Suicide Prevention Efforts in California

Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services' Suicide Prevention Center (SPC) will lead the expansion of key suicide prevention efforts in California, thanks to the California Mental Health Services Authority (CalMHSA (http://www.calmhsa.org).

New Grants To Get Excited About

When Didi Hirsch aquired the Glendale Center last year, the time was ripe for reflection on our performance and culture. With a $130,000 grant from the Ralph M. Parsons Foundation, we embarked on a capacity-building initiative. We’ll be “working smarter” for our clients following an agency retreat, manager training, and full systems analysis.

Dr. Kita S. Curry Honored by State Senator Curren D. Price, Jr.

Dr. Kita S. Curry, President and CEO of Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services, was recently  chosen as one of this year's "26 SHeroes from the 26th Senate District" by State Senator Curren D. Price, Jr.  Since 2007, the annual award has paid tribute to women who have made extraordinary contributions to their professions and communities.

Didi Hirsch Holds Community Open House at Glendale Center

Didi Hirsch Community Open House - Glendale Center


Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services held its first open house at its new Glendale Center on August 25th. Prominent community leaders and the general public joined together to tour the facility while learning about mental health services being provided to the Glendale area.



Didi Hirsch Mental Health Services has stepped forward to ensure that Glendale and the surrounding communities continue to receive the exceptional care previously provided by financially troubled Verdugo Mental Health. Verdugo commenced a chapter 11 bankruptcy proceeding in the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California on March 25, 2011.


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