The Hume Center is a licensed, non-profit community mental health center with offices in Concord, Pittsburg, Richmond, Fremont, and Pleasanton.

Don't have Zoom?  Click here for the for the Dial-In Phone Numbers for these events.

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Lunchtime Concert! May 21, 2020, 12:30 to 1pm with Bryan Munar!
Professional theatre performer Bryan Munar, who has performed in world premier theatrical productions and been nominated by the SFBATCC for Best Featured Actor in a Musical, will perform live for the community on Zoom!

Lunchtime Comedy! May 28, 2020, 12:30 to 1pm with Lenny Schmidt!
You've seen world-renowned stand-up comedian Lenny Schmidt   in "Joe Dirt" and "The
Ugly Truth", and TV shows; "Castle", "True Blood", "Big Love", "ER", "The Inbetweeners," and "Desperate Housewives." and now you can enjoy his first love, Stand Up Comedy, on Zoom!

Lunchtime Dance! June 4, 2020, 12:30 to 1pm with Shahrzad Dance Company!
Shahrzad Dance Company (SDC) is dedicated to exploring the depth of classical and contemporary Persian dance.  Directed by Shahrzad Khorsandi, author of The Art of Persian Dance,  SDC will be performing their Persian New Year performance for everyone on Zoom!

Click here  to open the web page for more information and the Zoom links.
All of Your Favorite Performers are Returning for a Live Concert in the Evening!

We have truly been enjoying all of these wonderful performances and heard from a lot people how much they wanted to hear these great performers sing again! So we've arranged the Summer Breeze Concert for Community Wellness on May 29, 2020, 5:30 to 7:30pm

Please join us as David SerotkinClarisse SaamPatrick Duffy, Roberto Roman, Bryan MunarJohn HazenLacey Rae, KC Dela Cruz, and Natalie Amaya return to the Zoom stage to get summer started off right!

Please click the link to watch the concert! 
To join by phone, dial (669) 900-9128 and enter the  Webinar ID: 971 0309 0885 #

Hume Presenting at the Connecting Community Voices Forum

Alameda County's Office of Ethnic Services is exploring the impact of COVID-19 on cultural and linguistic communities, behavioral health needs for consumers and family members, organization adjustments to cultural and linguistic services, and challenges presented by the situation. Hume's Dr. Preet Sabharwal will be a presenter at this discussion tomorrow.
Emergency Response to COVID Must Include Behavioral Health
The California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies released this statement regarding the need to support behavioral health agencies through this crisis.

We'd like to thank all essential workers--at Hume Center and all around the world--for your service to humanity. Click here for a list of businesses offering discounts to many types of essential workers. (many discounts end today)
Social Inclusion on Zoom

Contra Costa Behavioral Health's Social Inclusion Committee is taking place on Zoom this Thursday at 1:30pm. Click this link to join:
Know Someone Who Should Work at Hume?
Here are some of our job openings.

Masters Level Clinician (LMFT, LCSW)


Coming Soon:
Vocational Specialist (Pittsburg, Richmond)
Peer Specialist and Family Partner (Richmond)

(All Content Below Repeated from Previous Newsletters)

* 211 Database: Alameda      Contra Costa 

*Please check out the great COVID-19 resource website being curated by Lincoln.  Click here.  

*Resource Lists by County: Alameda      Contra Costa


*For those who missed the "Ways to Cope with Strong Feelings Related to COVID-19" workshop, click here to download the powerpoint slides.

*Alameda County's Everyone Counts Campaign sent out these tips to help those who hear voices cope with everything related to COVID-19.


*Food Distribution Mapping using  GIS (global information system): Alameda     Contra Costa

* a locator of free clinics

*Contra Costa resources for undocumented immigrants. English. Spanish.


*Relief Funds for Undocumented Workers
Click here  to learn more about resources for undocumented workers in California.

* Click here for a resource list for COVID-19 Financial Assistance
for people living with cancer. 

* Click here to download the flier for Hume's Farsi and English speaking Support Groups.

* Click here  to download the flier for Hume's Punjabi Support Group

* Click here to download the flier for Hume's South Asian Support Group in Hindi

* Click here  for information about Putnam Clubhouse's Virtual Clubhouse. You can download the application  here .

*Disaster Distress Helpline : Call  1-800-985-5990  (TTY  800-846-8517 ) or text TalkWithUs to  66746  for 24/7 support.
*Click here to learn about Bay Area Hearing Voices Network and their new online support groups.

*Crisis Text Line : Text HOME to  741741  for 24/7 crisis support.

*    free online text chat for emotional support

* an international fellowship offering weekly online meetings

* low- and no-cost virtual support groups in English and Spanish

* online peer support

* online support for partners/friends of people with mental health challenges

* free peer-to-peer online support community

* resources, quizzes, and an "Ask the Therapist" function


Lists of AA meetings being offered virtually: Alameda      Contra Costa    East Bay      Tri-Valley

Their Grapevine magazine, which is a meeting in print, is available online for free at  this link .

*In recovery and staying home? Here's a  helpful article from Recovery Centers of America. See their site for lots of helpful resources and online events.


* Click here  for information about the Family Path Parenting Stress Helpline

* Click here to view of listing of resources for remote learning for students.

* Click here  for resources to help parents who are educating their child at home and want help with strategies, tips, and ways to assess how your child is doing.

* Click here for California PTA's resource list for families at home. It has a wealth of distance learning resources, field trips from home sites, and tips and suggestions.


*Resources and News for Tenants During the COVID-19 Emergency: Essential first steps to protect renters, self-help resources, news, and updates.

*Q&A published by the San Jose Mercury News featuring housing law attorneys

**Click here for an FAQ about the 2020 Fair Housing Law that pertains to Source of Income.

*Alameda County residents' Tenants Rights Line at 1 (888) 382-3405

*Bay Area residents' Legal Advice Line at 1 (800) 551-5554

*Click here for Central California Legal Services.

*Click here  for City of Oakland tenant information.


* Marketplace  is keeping an updated list of what to read and stream for free online.

* Social Distancing Festival  is a one stop site listing all the arts, performances, and other online streaming events available. 

* #CreateatHome has lists of online creative arts and entertainment options.

* Billboard  is maintaining a list of free streaming concerts online.
Hume Concord Clinics Combined

The staff of the Phoenix Center have moved into our Concord Clinic.  Click here to download an information flier that includes a map showing both clinics.
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Licensed Clinicians Being Asked to Support Essential Workers
Click here to read about California Psychological Association's request that licensed psychologists sign up to provide 1 to 2 sessions a week to frontline healthcare workers and first responders.
Have You Been Counted Yet?

Click here to learn more about the census and to be counted! The census drives vital funding toward our community and every person counts. There is still time to take the census!
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