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Marriage & Family Therapy

South Coast Community Services is proud to announce the launch of a brand new mental health services program under our umbrella of services: marriage and family therapy. Through this program, small and large families, as well as couples, can seek the advice of experienced mental health professionals and get an outside perspective on how to handle various conflicts.

Please partner with us to help our kids

Almost all of our services are funded by outside sources, like County government, school districts, or Special Education Local Plan Areas. The funding doesn't always cover every need, so for these needs we ask your help. Large or small, it all goes straight into getting things for our kids.  Thank you!

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Good Faith Estimate

The No Surprises Act (NSA) requires that health care providers and facilities provide an estimate for the cost of health care to uninsured (or self-pay) individuals before he or she agrees to get the item or service.

You have the right to receive a Good Faith Estimate for the total expected cost of any non-emergency healthcare services, including psychotherapy.

You can ask your health care provider, and any other provider you choose, for a Good Faith Estimate before you schedule a service.

If you receive a bill that is four hundred or more dollars more than your Good Faith Estimate, you can dispute the bill. Make sure to save a copy or picture of your Good Faith Estimate.

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Success Stories

Sara's Story

Afflicted with a serious degenerative disease, Sara required intensive care that her impoverished, struggling parents did not feel able to handle. They had a hard enough time as it was, living in a local motel, her mother battling a substance abuse problem, and her father a recovering alcoholic. After spending nine months at a shelter, Sara’s caregivers couldn’t find another group home that would take her – until they contacted South Coast. Now, Sara is in a loving, caring environment, and there's the hope of her even being able to develop strong bonds with her relieved family members.

Garrett's Story

When Garrett came to South Coast, he was just eight. His father had physically abused him and he bears a scar across his forehead from a time when his dad tossed him through a glass window.

Along with his traumatic childhood, Garrett had been diagnosed with autism. He spent several years in an SCCS group home.

Today, he’s living on his own and leading a productive life. While he has no contact with any of his family, he never fails to telephone South Coast every year on his birthday to bring them up to date, and also because he knows it’s a tradition for an SCCS staff member to take him out to dinner. Garrett puts on his best clothes, always shows up early, and makes a point of saying that he’s doing well now, not to worry.

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Depression

See Light Once Again.

Depression is a mental health condition that can have a profound and negative impact on every area of your life. It affects how you think, feel, behave, and can lead to physical health problems. Depression is more than just feeling blue or having occasional down days. It’s a serious illness that requires treatment.

If you're dealing with depression, know that you're not alone. Depression does not discriminate; it affects people of all ages, genders, races, ethnicities, and socioeconomic backgrounds. At South Coast Community Services, we offer depression treatment programs to help you work through your depression and regain control of your life. Reach out to South Coast Community Services to help you understand depression; what it can look like, and to get help.

Anger Management

Gain Tools For A Better You.

Anger management can be a difficult task for anyone, but it is especially difficult for those who have a history of violence or aggression. South Coast Community Services offers a variety of anger management services that can help you learn how to control your anger and avoid situations that may trigger it. We can also provide you with the support you need to deal with the underlying issues that may be causing your anger. Our goal is to help you find healthy ways to cope with stress and manage your emotions so that you can live a happier, more productive life.

If you're struggling to manage your anger, don't hesitate to reach out to South Coast Community Services for help.

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Family Crisis Support

We're Here To Listen and Help.

If you or someone you know is struggling with a mental health crisis, South Coast Community Services is here to help. Our goal is to provide support and stability during times of crisis and to help families connect with the resources they need for long-term success. We offer both in-person and over-the-phone support, as well as referrals to community resources. Learn more about our family crisis support services today.

Medication Management

Get Back On Track.

Sometimes those who are suffering from a mental illness may need medication to help manage their symptoms. Our staff at South Coast Community Services can help to ensure you are taking your medication as prescribed and that it is working for you. We are here to provide you with the support and mental health services you require to feel your best. Learn more about our medication management services today.

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Childhood Trauma

Start Healing From Within.

Childhood trauma is often a difficult topic. It can be hard to talk about, and even harder to face. But it's important to remember that you're not alone. Childhood trauma is, unfortunately, quite common and can have a profound effect on a person’s mental health later in life.

If your child is struggling with the effects of childhood trauma, please reach out for help. South Coast Community Services offers a variety of mental health and family services that can make a world of difference. We're here for you, no matter what you're going through.

Eating Disorders

Lets Overcome This Together.

Eating disorders are complex and require specialized treatment. Our team of experts provides comprehensive care for patients with eating disorders, including anorexia, bulimia, and binge eating disorder. We offer a range of services to meet the needs of each individual, including nutritionally focused meal planning, therapy, and more.

If you or someone you love is struggling with an eating disorder, we can help. Contact us today to learn more about our programs and how we can support you on your journey to recovery.

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You Can See Someone Today

At South Coast Community Services, we understand that dealing with mental health issues can be difficult for everyone involved. That's why we offer a variety of mental health and family services designed to help you and your loved ones cope with these challenges. Our goal is to provide you with the support and resources you need to live a happy, healthy life. Contact us today to learn more about our mental health and family services. We're here to help you every step of the way.

Your Information Is Safe With Us.

Security is a top priority at South Coast Community Services. We are HIPPA compliant and HITRUST certified, which is a rigorous security level that combines the compliance framework of relevant regulations. We are part of an elite group worldwide that have earned this certification.

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How It Works

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Request an appointment by filling out the
online registration form or by calling our
care support line at (877) 527-7227

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Your care coordinator will then match you with
a provider who is uniquely qualified to treat
you, and schedule your first appointment.

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Then it’s time to meet with your behavioral
health specialist in person or via video.

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If applicable, your provider will schedule
follow up appointment/s.

Intensive Support Program

The Intensive Care Coordination (ICC) program is a community-based mental health intervention and support services program that assists young adults under the age of 21 who are experiencing serious mental illness, complicated behavioral issues, emotional disturbance, or are involved with the juvenile or criminal justice system. Whether it be substance abuse, depression, or another condition, our expert team of counselors at South Coast Community Services is here to provide the support and guidance you need.

This program offers a comprehensive approach to care that is individualized to each client’s needs. Our approach includes working with the client’s family, as well as other support systems in the community, to ensure that the client receives the best possible care.

You Can See Someone Today

The Intensive Care Coordination Program provides a variety of services including, but not limited to:

✓ Individual counseling

✓ Group therapy sessions

✓ Information and support for family members

✓ Crisis intervention services

✓ Case management

✓ Mental health rehabilitation

More Ways To Get Involved

Change Starts Here

Begin With Understanding.

We understand the frustration and despair that can come from the pandemic. We see the results—depression, anger, disconnection, and failing grades. Please don't let these problems overwhelm you.