Breaking Down Barriers

The Breaking Down Barriers Program

Breaking Down Barriers provides outreach through education and engagement of the five target populations: Latino, African American, Native American, African, Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender.  The goal of these ambassadors is to increase access to mental health services.

Who this Program Serves:

  • African Immigrants
  • African Americans
  • Latinos
  • Native Americans
  • LGBTQ

Fees: Free

Where: Call to receive program information

Address: 4069 30th St, San Diego, CA 92104

Phone: (619) 543-0412

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"Decades of struggle and stereotyping and I felt isolated as a Native American. Mental Health America tailored its program to speak directly to me and my needs."

- Jimmy V.

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"I was afraid to even ask for help from anyone. The programs made it easier for me to open up and feel safe."

- Maria G.

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 "I needed help and had no where to go. I didn't even know where to begin. My family disowned me because there is no such thing as gay and bipolar in my culture. Thanks you Mental Health America San Diego."

- Rashad D.

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"What people don’t understand about depression is how much it hurts and in my community it is something you don't talk about. Simply put depression hurts, Mental Health America helps."

- Tinsea K.