Orange County Health Care Agency, Behavioral Health Services | Mental Health Services Act OC ACCEPT
information provided by: Orange County Department of Mental Health
Acceptance through Compassionate Care, Empowerment, and Positive Transformation (ACCEPT)
OC ACCEPT provides community-based mental health and supportive services to individuals struggling with and/or identifying as LGBTIQ (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Intersex or Questioning) and the people important in their lives. The program specializes in addressing issues that are common in the LGBTIQ community, such as confusion, isolation, grief and loss, depression, anxiety, suicidal thoughts, self-medicating with drugs and high risk behaviors, self-esteem challenges, victims of bullying, trauma, homelessness, and lack of familial support. OC ACCEPT seeks to provide a safe environment with acceptance and compassion for individuals to express their feelings, build resilience, become empowered and connected with others for support. The program also raises awareness and reduce stigma by providing education about the LGBTIQ population to the community at large.
8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday - Friday
Record last updated: Jun 7 2013 10:36AM