Mentis prepares for 75th anniversary in Napa Valley

Mentis prepares for 75th anniversary in Napa Valley

by Napa Valley Register Staff and was published in the Napa Valley Register on October 17, 2022 Mentis is preparing to celebrate its 75th anniversary of serving Napa Valley. The nonprofit group provides bilingual mental health services. It was founded in 1948 to help...
Stepping Stones for Mental Health

Stepping Stones for Mental Health

by Ashley Awe and was published in the Napa Valley Marketplace in June 2022 Photos by Israel Valencia It seems like everywhere we turn, we hear about the mental health crisis our teens are facing. It is no wonder that so many of us feel worried for the young people in...
Napa Valley teens develop programs that boost mental health

Napa Valley teens develop programs that boost mental health

by Jessica Zimmer and was published in the Napa Valley Register on May 9, 2022 The Teen Council, which serves as mental health advocates in their schools and communities, is accepting applications for new members until May 15, with interviews set for June and...
Sen. Dodd: Napa County’s Mentis is Nonprofit of the Year

Sen. Dodd: Napa County’s Mentis is Nonprofit of the Year

press release from Sen. Bill Dodd originally published May 6, 2022 NAPA – Napa County’s Mentis has been serving the mental health needs of young people, adults and seniors for decades, providing life-saving treatment including suicide prevention and mental health...
Community Builders: The Heart of Napa award winners

Community Builders: The Heart of Napa award winners

Napa Valley Register March 24th The Center for Volunteer & Nonprofit Leadership (CVNL) announced the recipients of the seventh annual Heart of Napa Awards on March 17 at the Napa Valley Expo Center where 250 community leaders, volunteers, elected officials, and...
Meet Obi, Napa’s therapy pig

Meet Obi, Napa’s therapy pig

See original article on Napa Valley Register’s Website Here. Mentis Napa’s newest “staff member” has a freckled snout, loves Cheerios and can twirl on demand. “He has the sweetest little face, and he’s very friendly,” said Mentis employee Mackenzie Lovie,...
You brought the world to my classroom: an open letter of thanks

You brought the world to my classroom: an open letter of thanks

This is an open letter to celebrate the truly wonderful adults who, in a year marked by isolation, joined my community of teenagers.  At a time when many of my students rarely left their apartments, these people brought the world to my classroom. But first, some...
Dr. Dan Peters presents Parenting & Teaching During a Pandemic

Dr. Dan Peters presents Parenting & Teaching During a Pandemic

Mentis, in partnership with Napa County SELPA were proud to host 2 webinars with Dr. Dan Peters, for Parents and Educators working with youth during this pandemic year: Parenting During a Pandemic Building Resilience in Uncertain Times: Building Coping Skills and...
Rob Weiss Talks on KQED about Stress & Anxiety during COVID-19 + Wildfires

Rob Weiss Talks on KQED about Stress & Anxiety during COVID-19 + Wildfires

While Coronavirus continues to affect Californians, we are compounded by additional stress and anxiety as fires roar through our hills and neighborhoods.  Listen as Rob Weiss, executive director of Mentis and Christina Farr, health and tech reporter of CNBC discusses the stress of our current times.

Napa Valley Give!Guide 2018

Napa Valley Give!Guide 2018

We are proud and honored to be participants in this year’s Napa Valley Give!Guide 2018 – November 1st – December 31st.

Support our work in providing accessible professional bilingual mental health services for our community!

A Conversation on Teen Depression & Anxiety

A Conversation on Teen Depression & Anxiety

Join us on Wednesday, October 3rd from 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM, at this FREE community forum for youth and adults to learn more about the signs, symptoms and treatment options for teen depression and anxiety.

Mentis Annual Root Beer Float Open House

Mentis Annual Root Beer Float Open House

Please join us as we celebrate Mentis’ 70 years in our community. Stop in for a tour and find out more about our mental health treatments services all over Napa County. Open to everyone in our community. Please RSVP to Luz Casillas-Mora at lcasillasmora@mentisnapa.org

Success Story #1

Success Story #1

Meet Maria, a married client in her early 30’s. She had four children and was a healthy and happy stay at home mother and wife. She had a traumatic fall and found herself in the emergency room of the hospital…

Success Story #2

The client was 54 years old when he came to Family Service of Napa for couple’s therapy. His life was spinning out of control. He became an abusive husband and father, and an alcoholic.

Success Story #3

Victoria, a young mother came to Mentis to find healing from trauma and suffering caused by her husband’s abusive behavior.

Success Story #4

Jessica*, a woman living with mental disabilities came to Mentis in search of a program that could help her start and maintain a healthier and more stable life away from abuse, drugs, violence and homelessness she lived through as an adult.

Thanks for support of Mentis

Thanks for support of Mentis

I’m writing today to thank our next-door neighbor, Community Projects, for investing in mental health for older adults in our community. Community Projects recognizes the vulnerable of this growing population.
Creating Community: Napa County Nonprofits at Work

Creating Community: Napa County Nonprofits at Work

Napa County is a diverse, growing county with a rich history and culture. Its nonprofit organizations are woven into the fabric of the community and enhance the quality of life, maximize civic engagement, and provide a lens through which to view the past and plan for...
Napa Broadcasting: Rob Weiss talks about Mentis and Mental Health Services in Napa County

Making a Difference in Mental Health Services

Rob Weiss has been the executive director of Mentis (formerly Family Service of Napa Valley) for more than five years, but he’s worked at the nonprofit for a total of two decades. “We make a big difference in the lives of people we serve,” Weiss said. “We’re making...