The Mental Health Association of Orange County is a nonprofit organization that provides programs to adults with severe and persistent psychiatric disorders. MHAOC is dedicated to improving the quality of life of Orange County residents impacted by mental illness through direct service, advocacy, education, and information dissemination.
MHAOC provides all of its services within the context of a "psychosocial rehabilitation philosophy". By addressing the practical and realistic elements of the needs of participants such as coping and life skills, socialization and relationship formation, housing, transportation, education, and employment, a supportive environment is created which encourages participants to make positive choices and experience growth.
MHAOC's services include:
Outpatient Recovery Centers
Psychosocial Consumer Clubhouses
Homeless Mentally Ill Multi-service Center
Homeless Mentally Ill Outreach Team
Homeless Veterans Outreach Team
Back to Work Program
Hospital/Client Advocacy Services
SSI Benefits Outreach Team
Consumer Operated Thrift Store/Job Training Center
Orange County Task Force on Hoarding
The Mental Health Association of OC also provides a resource directory for many other available resources such as Medi-cal and Medicare, private insurance, substance use disorder treatment, tobacco cessation, etc.
To reach MHAOC's website directly, click here.
To get help with MHAOC's programs, click here.
For the Resource Directory, click here.