Educator calls on communities to support mental health services for teens and young adults

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Education leader, community advocate and recent Behavioral Health Commissioner Jose Campos visits theServiceStation podcast to discuss the wide range of mental health services available to teens and young adults in Riverside County. Valley News/Courtesy photo
RIVERSIDE COUNTY – A longtime education leader and mental health advocate is highlighting the wide range of mental health services available to teens and young adults in Riverside County, while calling on communities to continue erasing stigma and barriers to mental health care.“Providers, school districts and community partners are taking a more proactive approach to identifying and addressing mental health needs early on,” Jose Campos told theServiceStation, a podcast produced by the Department of Public Social Services.Campos, a school district administrator in western Riverside County and recent Behavioral Health Commissioner, said the focus has shifted away from waiting for a crisis to happen to serving the whole person, their family and community before a crisis escala
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