Mentis Announces $4.75 Million Award from State of California for Youth Mental HealthNapa, California – Last week Governor Newsom announced an unprecedented $480.5 million in infrastructure grants to support Youth Mental Health initiatives across the state. Mentis, the Napa-based mental health services agency that serves residents of every age...
Mentis prepares for 75th anniversary in Napa Valleyby 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 Healthby 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 healthby 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 Yearpress 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 winnersNapa 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 pigSee 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,...
Supporters of Community Mental Health Gather at Charles Krug Winery to Raise Over $350,000 for Napa Valley’s Mental WellnessFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE March 4th, 2022 Supporters of Community Mental Health Gather at Charles Krug Winery to Raise Over $350,000 for Napa Valley’s Mental Wellness Napa, California – On Saturday, February 26th, 2022, supporters, elected officials, sponsors, vintners,...
10 Questions: Chavez is inspired by youth to help youth via Napa nonprofitYarely Chavez said her career in the mental health industry began when she started working with a former program called the LEGACY Youth Project. Founder Carlos Hagedorn “and everyone I got to work with really taught me the importance of mental health and connecting...
You brought the world to my classroom: an open letter of thanksThis 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...
Supporting Older Adults – Experts offer advice for helping seniors get past the pandemicJessica Zimmer Being present for older adults in 2021 requires forethought and an understanding of how the pandemic has changed many aspects of daily life. Many older adults are emerging from a long period of isolation. Yet they remain concerned about their...
Brain Waves: Boosting Children’s Resilience with Dr. Steven Adelsheim and Jeni OlsenHow can we boost the resilience of children and teens after they experience trauma? Dr. Steven Adelsheim, Director, Stanford Center for Youth Mental Health and Wellbeing at Stanford University School of Medicine and Jeni Olsen, Prevention Director at Mentis: Napa’s...
Empowering our Neighbors
Napa Valley Marketplace Magazine
Parent Footprint Podcast with Dr. Dan: Helping Teens Connect with Jeni OlsenHave a listen to Dr. Dan Peters’ interview with Jeni Olsen, our Prevention Director, about how youth prevention programs fit in to our continuum of care and overall community wellness.
Community Builders: ‘Blue Skies’ for Mental Health
Napa Valley Register
Human-Centered First 5 Napa Brings Nontraditional New Approach to Pandemic Relief & Radical Justice
Inside Napa Valley
Dr. Dan Peters presents Parenting & Teaching During a PandemicMentis, 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...
California Wine Country Mental Health Needs Soar in Coronavirus Pandemic
North Bay Business Journal
Calistoga Teen Center Partners with Mentis for Mental Health Support
Napa Valley Register
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.
Teens Connect Folds Napa Youth Mental Health Services into Mentis
Napa Valley Register
2019 Impact Report
We are very excited to share our Mentis 2019 Impact Report.
Music for Memory Connects Teens with Seniors
Napa Valley Marketplace Magazine
Local Nonprofit Effecting Big Change for Teens
St. Helena Living
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
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.
Napa Police Chief Steve Potter
Patricia Trimble, #MentalHealthChampion
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 email@example.com
Blue Skies Ahead 2018
2018 is Mentis’ 70th Platinum Anniversary!
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.