Mental Health Resources

If you are in a crisis and need immediate assistance, please call 911 or head to your nearest emergency room

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California Based Resources:

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Interested in pursuing a career in social work?

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Mental Health Workshop

This workshop will be facilitated by Kristal Ruiz is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker who currently works as an Individual Psychotherapist. She was born and raised in New York City where she obtained her bachelor’s in Psychology from The New School, a Masters in Social Work from Hunter College where she also obtained a special certification in providing trauma informed therapies; and obtained a post-master's degree from NYU’s Silver School of Social Work in Advanced Diagnosis and Assessment. She has spent over 5 years working with children and adolescents who have experienced varying mental health struggles from depression and anxiety, to academic difficulties and behavior management, to survivors of trauma. Kristal approaches mental health and mental health treatment from a creative space, to help guide people through their healing journey, and employs mindfulness-based practices to encourage all people to be more connected with their bodies and take care of their overall health and wellness. 

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