Breaking Down Barriers is an outreach program that talks about mental wellness in underserved communities. Through small and large group educational presentations, we talk about the stigma of mental health and connect participants with community resources to help them move forward during difficult times.
Our Outreach Coordinators are ready to tackle the tough questions. What does mental health look like in your community? Why don’t people ask for help? How can you help loved ones who are facing challenges? Through educational presentations and group discussions, participants learn how to:
This is strictly an educational program and we do not provide diagnoses or serve as licensed therapists.
Every community has a different perspective on mental wellness. That’s why our culturally-sensitive facilitators and educators reflect the diversity of San Diego.
We support the following communities:
Topics May Include:
1 in 5
adults in the U.S. experience mental health issues in any given year*
*National Alliance on Mental Illness
We break down our presentations into three main areas: