KERN COUNTY DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC HEALTH

MATERNAL, CHILD AND ADOLESCENT HEALTH

1800 MT. VERNON AVENUE, BAKERSFIELD, CA  93306

(661) 321-3000 / (800) 974-2717

www.kernpublichealth.com

 

Counseling Resource List

Local Support Group
 CCS HOPE Center
1400 N. Norma Suite 137
Ridgecrest CA 93555
760-446-1597
Depression Support group (Various Times)
Bakersfield Behavioral HealthCare Hospital

5201 White Lane Bakersfield, CA
(661) 398-1800
Groups Daily-Outpatient & Inpatient based on Need 
Lake Isabella Support Group

12:00pm-1:30pm
Community College Services

2731 Nugget Ave  Lake Isabella, CA
(760) 379-3412
Meets every Tues/Thursday 2-3:30 PM
Early Recovery- Wed 10-11:30  3-4:30 PM
Women Seeking Safety Thursday 3-4:30 PM
Prevent Relapse Tues-Thurs 10-11:30 AM 3-4:30 PM 
Bakersfield Connection Support

(For family members of those who are suffering from depression)
6:00pm-7:30pm
Consumer Family Learning Center (Mauricio Nicole)
2001 28th street  Bakersfield, CA 93301
Main Line…..(661)868-5074
Crisis Line….(800) 991-5271 
Transportation….(661) 868-7550
2nd & 4th Tuesday 
Multiple Actives Support Group Provided  
The Bridge Bible Church

(Faith-based care and support for parents and families)
12225 Stockdale Hwy. Bakersfield, CA  93314
Carrie Kunzmann (661) 587-2010 CarrieBeahm@TheBridgeBibleChurch.Com
Other Resources
www.postpartumsupport.com
www.depressionafterdelivery.com     
On-Line Support Group
 

National Alliance of Mental Illness Kern County
http://namikerncounty.org/main/
Emotional online support
crisischat.org
Hours vary-approximately 12 hours daily/7 days a week
1-(800) 273-TALK (8255)
HELPGUIDE.ORG: A Trusted Non-Profit Resource
Psychology Today: Find a therapist near you specializing in depression http://therapists.psychologytoday.com
Baby Blues Connection: Helping Moms and Families
find Hope since 1994 from Postpartum Depression
24/7 Message line (800) 557-8375
http://www.babybluesconnection.org
EMAIL – Info@babybluesconnection.org 
Depression Resource List

Hotline
Postpartum Support International
1-800-944-4773 
American Pregnancy Helpline
1-866-942-6466
National Hopeline Network 
1-800- 442-4673 (HOPE)
1-800-991-5272
Behavioral Health & Recovery Services
Crisis 1-(800) 991-5272
Suicide Prevention 1-(800) 237-8255

Revised 10-2017