Who We Serve
The Well Program offers short-term mental health counseling, short-term case management, 1:1 skill building sessions and educational workshops in the Central region of Orange County. This includes:
- Fountain Valley
- Huntington Beach
- Garden Grove
- Santa Ana
- Villa Park
- Costa Mesa
- Midway City
Our services are free of cost, for all ages, and we have English, Spanish, and Korean speaking staff.
At this time, we offer the following educational workshops and 1:1 Skill building topics:
Bullying and Self-Esteem: Explores the definitions of bullying and highlights intervention techniques for working with victims, bystanders, and bullies. Explains what self-esteem is and how we can improve our own self-esteem and help empower others.
Signs of Mental Illness and Stigma Reduction: Promotes positive mental health using an action plan and identifies symptoms of common brain disorders. Introduces cultural and social causes of stigma and promotes empathy and empowerment.
Substance Abuse: Provides an overview of basic phases of substance use, abuse, and dependence, and its effects on mental health.
Communication: Offers communication tips for talking to youth as well adults, describes how to use guiding questions and “you” versus “I” statements. Emphasizes healthy communication tips.
Understanding Your Child’s Behavior: Examines different temperament traits, provides suggestions for fostering sibling relationships, and presents a brief overview of ages and developmental stages.
Choosing Healthy Relationships: Identifies signs and behaviors related to, and the common myths associated with, dating abuse. Interactive scenarios are presented and resources are provided.
Healthy Media Boundaries: Focuses on setting boundaries for media usage and understanding the impact media has on youth. Introduces topics of cyberbullying and harassment while providing tips to avoid victimization.
Anger Management: Explores causes of anger and the effect of anger on mental health and well-being. Emphasizes various techniques for achieving anger management.
Stress Management and Self-Care: Explores stress and the effect of stress on well-being. Emphasizes stress management techniques.
Time Management: Provides an overview on the importance of time management and provides strategies on time management.
Suicide Prevention/Awareness: Identifies signs and risk factors associated with self -harm, provides support and strategies.
Conflict Resolution: Provides techniques on how to manage disagreements, find better ways to communicate and develop empathy.
Healthy Marriage: Provides an overview of a healthy marriage and techniques for addressing marital conflicts.
Nutrition and Well-Being: Provides information and strategies on healthy eating and other health related topics.
Senior Series: Provides information on fall prevention and healthy aging strategies.
We are part of a collaborative with OCAPICA (Orange County Asian and Pacific Islander Community Alliance) serving Northern Orange County, and Western Youth Services serving the South Region of Orange County residents.