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JUST ANNOUNCED: September 2014 Mental Health First Aid Training!

Join us for a two-day YOUTH Mental Health First Aid Training on September 8th and 9th! YOUTH Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is the help offered to a young person developing a mental health problem or experiencing a mental health crisis. The first aid is given until appropriate treatment and support are received or until the crisis resolves.

MHFA teaches community members how to identify risk factors and warning signs of a variety of mental health challenges common among adolescents including:

  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Psychosis
  • Eating Disorders
  • Substance Abuse Disorder, and more

What: YOUTH Mental Health First Aid Training

When: Monday, September 8th and Tuesday, September 9th from 10:00-2:00 pm (light snacks provided, bag lunch suggested)

Where: Aldea Behavioral Health Services at Wolfe Center 2310 First St., Napa

While this training is FREE of charge, registration is required.

 To register or for more information, please contact Cecilia A. Junkeit at 707-427-3545, ext. 420 or cajunkeit@aldeainc.org. Please click the button below to download the event flier PDF.

Aldea in the Community

Aldea to offer free crisis counseling to Napa County residents impacted by the earthquake

If you or your child are feeling overwhelmed or helpless, having trouble sleeping, or are on edge, Aldea is offering free crisis counseling to Napa County residents impacted by the earthquake. Counseling will be offered in both English and Spanish. "We're all trying to assess the damage to our homes and businesses," states Mark Bontrager, Aldea Executive Director, "but we must also pay attention to our mental wellbeing so we can start to heal and move forward."

People seeking free crisis counseling for themselves or their children should call the Aldea Intake Coordinator at 707-253-0123, ext. 625. Aldea, a Napa-based nonprofit, provides a wide range of mental health, child welfare and support services that focus on identifying, and intervening with, mental and emotional challenges before they become more severe and difficult to treat. Additional information about Aldea can be found on our website or by emailing info@aldeainc.org.

Please click the button below to download the full press release.

Shout Out for School Supplies!

It's back to school time! We’re collecting school supplies for our clients in grades K-5. Students are in need of supplies such as:

  • reams of binder and copy paper
  • #2 pencils
  • spiral-bound notebooks
  • post-it notes
  • hand sanitizer
  • Kleenex packs or boxes, and more.

Supplies can be dropped off at Aldea’s Allen Ewig Building at 1546 First Street in downtown Napa. Questions? Email donate@aldeainc.org.

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