County of Marin Health and Human Services

Family Support Meetings

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Shelter in Place Order for Marin County

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Dial 711 for CA Relay Service

  • Public Health: 415-473-7191 | COVID-19 Website | COVID-19 E-mail
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  • Child Protective Services: 415-473-7153
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  • General Relief: 415-473-3450
  • Behavioral Health and Recovery Services Access Line: 1-888-818-1115
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Starting March 17, 2020, most County of Marin Health and Human Services offices and public spaces are closed.
Please call ahead if you have an appointment or are required to be assisted in-person.

Offered every Thursday evening at 250 Bon Air conference room from 7-8:30 PM, these no-fee drop-in meetings are open to families and friends of adults living with a serious mental illness.  Staffed by BHRS mental health staff, the meetings offer on-going support, education, coping/problem-solving strategies and information about local resources.

Family Support Group Schedule

Every Thursday (Excluding County Holidays)
7 to 8:30 pm
250 Bon Air, 1st floor conference room

1st Thursday

Claudia Vargas, MHP, Outreach & Engagement

Linsey Sciutti, Family Partner, CAM

2nd Thursday

Claudia Vargas, MHP, Outreach & Engagement

Danielle Brenes, LCSW, BRIDGE Unit Supervisor

Mark Solomons, Family Partner, CSU

3rd Thursday

Claudia Vargas, MHP, Outreach & Engagement

Dr. Amit Rajparia, Psychiatrist/Medical Director 

4th Thursday

Claudia Vargas, MHP, Outreach & Engagement

Mary Anne McDonough, Family Partner, CAM                 

Jennifer Echo, NP, Nurse Practitioner                           

5th Thursday

Claudia Vargas, MHP, Outreach & Engagement

Lisa Ballard, Psy.D. - Unit Supervisor, Crisis Services Unit 

 

Mental Health and Substance Use Services (MHSUS) changed its name to Behavioral Health and Recovery Services (BHRS).  As such, all references in existing departmental policies and procedures to MHSUS can be understood to reference BHRS as well.