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  1. 1. EMPOWERMENT MAGAZINEEMPOWERMENT MAGAZINEPromoting Overall Wellness and Mental Health Resiliency forthe Greater SacramentoHome Current Issue Magazine Sections Interviews Advertising/Sponsorship Distributions Contributors Calendar Videos Announcements Photos Contact UsWinter 2011 Issue >Fall 2011 Issue >Summer 2011 Issue >Latest Issue >In the Next Issue >Note Contributors >Submit an Article >Resource >WINTER 2011 >Welcome to the Empowerment Magazine Website!Empowerment Magazine is a quarterly online and in print mental health publication devoted to promoting of overallwellness and resiliency for the Greater Sacramento region. The magazine is published by sacpros.org,a leading mentalhealth website dedicating to strengthening and empowering individuals and families with reliable and easilyaccessible information about available services in the community.Winter 2011 Issue Fall 2011 Issue Summer 2011 Issuehttp://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/default.aspx (1 of 2) [4/21/2013 10:54:22 AM]
  2. 2. EMPOWERMENT MAGAZINEWinter 2011 Issue Fall 2011 Issue Summer 2011 IssueIf you find this magazine useful, please share with a friend!All materials on these pages are copyrighted. All rights reserved. No part of these pages, either text or image may be used for any purpose other than personal use. Therefore,reproduction, modification, storage in a retrieval system or re-transmission, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or otherwise, for reasons other than personal use, is strictlyprohibited without prior written permission from the author/publisher. Empowerment Magazine is a quarterly online and in print mental health publication devoted to the promotion of overallwellness and resiliency for the Greater Sacramento region. The magazine is published by www.sacpros.org,a leading mental health website dedicating to strengthening and empoweringindividuals and families with reliable and easily accessible information about available services in the community. If you have any questions, please e-mail contact@empowermentmagazine.orghttp://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/default.aspx (2 of 2) [4/21/2013 10:54:22 AM]
  3. 3. Current IssueEMPOWERMENT MAGAZINEPromoting Overall Wellness and Mental Health Resiliency forthe Greater SacramentoHome Current Issue Magazine Sections Interviews Advertising/Sponsorship Distributions Contributors Calendar Videos Announcements Photos Contact UsSummer 2012 Cover Draft >We are excited to present to you the pd version of our Fall2011 Issue.P 2 TABLE OF CONTENTP 4Living in the Present by Terry Zick, MAP 6Exclusive Interview withRon Risley, MDP 8Special Interview with Lynn Keune, LMFT (LaFamilia Counceling Center Inc)P 10The Trip to Six Flags Magic Mountain, LosAngeles by Deonna Wilemme, PhD (KIDSCORNER)P12Medication or Meditation? By Thomas Hushen,Service Coordinator-HRCP 14Hope as Resiliency Factor byTammy Dyer, MSWP 16Sam’s Club Offers Simple Steps to a HealthyBody and Mind byDr. Andrew MyersP 18People With A Disability Can Get A Ticket ToWork by Rosario Ramirez, Social Security PublicAffairs Specialist for the Northern AreaP 20Exclusive Interview withRon Risley, MDP 3Welcome message by Amede Kyubwa, MA,MPA,Acknowledgement, Copyright &DisclaimerP 5Living in the Present byTerry Zick, MANot Alone by David KieszP 7Exclusive Interview withRon Risley, MDP 9Special Interview with Lynn Keune, LMFT (LaFamilia Counceling Center Inc)P 11New School Year Brings an Increase inAnxiety for Children byCindy Thygeson,M.DP 13 Being Loved by Melanie MartinezP 15Sam’s Club Offers Simple Steps to a HealthyBody and Mind by Dr. Andrew MyersP 17A Risk Worth Taking for Change by JanetSegallP 19 Phommasone’s Kitchen Mushroom TacosP 21 Wellness Toolkit by Terry Zick, MAP 23Resources. (Addional Resources on page 3,9, 16, 18, 19, 21 & 22)Advertisements on page 13, 17 & 22http://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/CurrentIssue.aspx (1 of 2) [4/21/2013 10:54:30 AM]
  4. 4. Current IssueP22New School Year Brings an Increase in Anxietyfor Children /Cindy Thygeson,M.DBack cover page You can order your FREE copy by simply calling us at 916 222-7541 or sending an e-mail to contact@empowermentmagazine.org or click here for a list of local locations where you can pick up yourFREE copy of the magazineAll materials on these pages are copyrighted. All rights reserved. No part of these pages, either text or image may be used for any purpose other than personal use. Therefore,reproduction, modification, storage in a retrieval system or re-transmission, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or otherwise, for reasons other than personal use, is strictlyprohibited without prior written permission from the author/publisher. Empowerment Magazine is a quarterly online and in print mental health publication devoted to the promotion of overallwellness and resiliency for the Greater Sacramento region. The magazine is published by www.sacpros.org,a leading mental health website dedicating to strengthening and empoweringindividuals and families with reliable and easily accessible information about available services in the community. If you have any questions, please e-mail contact@empowermentmagazine.orghttp://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/CurrentIssue.aspx (2 of 2) [4/21/2013 10:54:30 AM]
  5. 5. Magazine SectionsEMPOWERMENT MAGAZINEPromoting Overall Wellness and Mental Health Resiliency forthe Greater SacramentoHome Current Issue Magazine Sections Interviews Advertising/Sponsorship Distributions Contributors Calendar Videos Announcements Photos Contact UsInspirational >Happiness >Resiliency >Advocacy >Art >Kids >Thinking Fresh >Recipe >Poetry >Holistic >Geriatrics >Toolkits >Other Columns >Did You Know >Sections of Empowerment MagazineInspirational > Happiness > Resiliency > Advocacy > KiSECTIONS. Inspiring stories of recovery and empowerment. The Pursuit of Contentment and Happiness. Resiliency Factory. Advocacy Corner. Kids Corner. Art Corner. Thinking Fresh and Eating Clean. Did You know That?. Recipe. Poetry Section. Holistic Holistic Approaches To Healing. Geriatrics Issues. Toolkits. Other ColumnsResiliency > Advocacy > Kids > Art > Thinking Fresh > Did You know That? > Recipe > Poetry > Holistic > Geriatrics > Toolkits> Other Columns >All materials on these pages are copyrighted. All rights reserved. No part of these pages, either text or image may be used for any purpose other than personal use. Therefore,reproduction, modification, storage in a retrieval system or re-transmission, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or otherwise, for reasons other than personal use, is strictlyprohibited without prior written permission from the author/publisher. Empowerment Magazine is a quarterly online and in print mental health publication devoted to the promotion of overallwellness and resiliency for the Greater Sacramento region. The magazine is published by www.sacpros.org,a leading mental health website dedicating to strengthening and empoweringindividuals and families with reliable and easily accessible information about available services in the community. If you have any questions, please e-mail contact@empowermentmagazine.orghttp://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/Sections.aspx [4/21/2013 10:54:32 AM]
  6. 6. InterviewsEMPOWERMENT MAGAZINEPromoting Overall Wellness and Mental Health Resiliency forthe Greater SacramentoHome Current Issue Magazine Sections Interviews Advertising/Sponsorship Distributions Contributors Calendar Videos Announcements Photos Contact UsInterviewsExclusive Interview with Ron Risley, M.D.Dr. Risley is the first graduate of the combined residency program in family medicine and psychiatry at UC Davis. He is a formerassistant clinical professor and physician diplomat at UCD. In addition to practicing psychiatry at TCORE, he integrates familymedicine and psychiatry at Sacramento Medical Oasis, Inc (www.sacmedoasis.com). He lived for seven years on Sherman Way,just across the boulevard from UCDMC. Click here to read avut the ntroduction to the interview by Gail Erlandson, M.A.Ron Risley, M.D.Special Interview with Lynn Keune, L.M.F.T, Director of LaFamilia Counseling Center.Clinical director and acts as the liaisonto Sacramento County DHHS when working with the County, she is on the cultural Competence Committee at the County, andSystem Wide Committee promoting cultural competence. She is the Clinical Supervisor and Program Manager for the outpatientmental health clinic. She has been with La Familia for almost eleven years. She has a master’s degree in Art Therapy and FamilyTherapy from Notre Dame de Namurs, Ca., and a bachelor’s degree from the famous California College of the Arts in Oakland. Sheis licensed as a marriage and family therapist (MFT) and art therapist (ATR). Bilingual in Spanish and English, she spends most of herdays taking calls. At home, she is an artist and spends her time painting and doing art with her children and grandchildren.http://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/Interviews.aspx (1 of 3) [4/21/2013 10:54:35 AM]
  7. 7. InterviewsSpecial interview with Doctor Hazem Hashem on the important triangle between the physician, the patient and theirpsychiatric medications. Dr. Hashem is the medical director of Visions Unlimited and Wellness and Recovery Center North. He isalso Chief Psychiatrist/Chief of mental health at Solano State Prison, and Board Certified in general psychiatry and ForensicPsychiatrist. Click to readhttp://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/Interviews.aspx (2 of 3) [4/21/2013 10:54:35 AM]
  8. 8. InterviewsmoreHazem Hashem, M.D.If you find this magazine useful, please share with a friend!All materials on these pages are copyrighted. All rights reserved. No part of these pages, either text or image may be used for any purpose other than personal use. Therefore,reproduction, modification, storage in a retrieval system or re-transmission, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or otherwise, for reasons other than personal use, is strictlyprohibited without prior written permission from the author/publisher. Empowerment Magazine is a quarterly online and in print mental health publication devoted to the promotion of overallwellness and resiliency for the Greater Sacramento region. The magazine is published by www.sacpros.org,a leading mental health website dedicating to strengthening and empoweringindividuals and families with reliable and easily accessible information about available services in the community. If you have any questions, please e-mail contact@empowermentmagazine.orghttp://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/Interviews.aspx (3 of 3) [4/21/2013 10:54:35 AM]
  9. 9. Advertising and Sponsorship OpportunitiesEMPOWERMENT MAGAZINEPromoting Overall Wellness and Mental Health Resiliency forthe Greater SacramentoHome Current Issue Magazine Sections Interviews Advertising/Sponsorship Distributions Contributors Calendar Videos Announcements Photos Contact UsAdvertising and Sponsorship OpportunitiesWe print and distribute 25,000 copies every quarter. That means you have the power to reach over50,000 homes & businesses throughout the Greater Sacramento Region when you advertise in just one issueof the Empowerment Magazine. Your ad will also be listed on www.sacpros.org, a leading MentalHealth Resource Guide strengthening individuals, families and community with easily accessibleinformation about available services in Greater Sacramento area.Empowerment Magazine is distributed to a variety of agencies, health care providers,mentalhealth agencies and other local businesses. Please click to the link below to view some ofthe locations: Magazine DistributionAdvertising1 time 2 times 3 timesBack CoverPage (FullColor)$750 $690 $650Full Page (inFull Color)$500 $475 $4251/2 Page (inFull Color)$275 $250 $2151/4 Page (inFull Color)$125 $115 $90Sponsorships at Three LevelsPLATINUM SPONSOR GOLD SPONSOR SILVER SPONSOR$500Your logo and a link to your website1 full-page adSponsor’s link in 4 Issues$275Your logo and a link to your website1/2 full-page adSponsor’s link in 4 Issues$125Your logo and a link to your website1/4 full-page adSponsor’s link in 4 IssuesYour generous sponsorship would be also highlighted on our websites.http://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/Advertise.aspx (1 of 2) [4/21/2013 10:54:38 AM]
  10. 10. Advertising and Sponsorship OpportunitiesWe thank you for your interest and look forward to working with you. We will do our best to get you in thenext publication. Our advertising rates are very affordable. We recommend that you select a size that youcan easily afford to run for 4 issues or 1 full year. For more information, please call us at (916) 222- 7541 or e-mail us at contact@empowermentmagazine.org or please complete the form below:* First name (required):* Last name (required):* E-mail address (required):Phone number:* Message (required):If you find this page useful, please share with a friend!All materials on these pages are copyrighted. All rights reserved. No part of these pages, either text or image may be used for any purpose other than personal use. Therefore,reproduction, modification, storage in a retrieval system or re-transmission, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or otherwise, for reasons other than personal use, is strictlyprohibited without prior written permission from the author/publisher. Empowerment Magazine is a quarterly online and in print mental health publication devoted to the promotion of overallwellness and resiliency for the Greater Sacramento region. The magazine is published by www.sacpros.org,a leading mental health website dedicating to strengthening and empoweringindividuals and families with reliable and easily accessible information about available services in the community. If you have any questions, please e-mail contact@empowermentmagazine.orghttp://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/Advertise.aspx (2 of 2) [4/21/2013 10:54:38 AM]Submit
  11. 11. DistributionsEMPOWERMENT MAGAZINEPromoting Overall Wellness and Mental Health Resiliency forthe Greater SacramentoHome Current Issue Magazine Sections Interviews Advertising/Sponsorship Distributions Contributors Calendar Videos Announcements Photos Contact UsDistributionsEmpowerment Magazine is distributed to a variety of agencies, health care providers andlocal businesses. Here are just a few of the locations:● Visions Unlimited - Franklin Blvd● TELECARE - Fulton Blvd● Sutter Counseling Center, Howe Avenue● Fair Oaks Psychiatric Associates - Fulton Avenue● Dr Elvert F. Nelson Office - Coyle AvenueMolina Medical Center - Marysville BlvdEast West European Food Groceries - ManzanitaTurning Point Community Programs - Viking DriveNAMI - Viking DriveEskaton Care Center - Manzanita Avenue●River Oak Center for Children -El Camino Avenue, Carmichael●TLCS Admnistration - Fair Oaks Blvd●T-CORE - Fite Circle● Family Dentistry - 47th Avenue● ISA - 47th Avenue●● Med7 Urgent Care - ManzanitaWellness Recovery Center/NorthWellness Recovery Center/SouthSacramento Mental Health Treatment CenterCrestwood (American Behavioral Center) on Engle Road(Carmichael)Crestwood Hospital on Stockton BoulevardHeritage Oaks HospitalSierra Vista HospitalSutter Psychiatric HospitalTurning Point Crisis ResidentialTurning Point NGP/RSTEl Hogar RSTThe Effort on J StreetThe Effort (Oak Park)Sacramento Medical Oasis, IncTurning Point PathwaysTLCS – PalmerTLCS – Carols PlaceCasa Willow (Kaisers contracted Crisis Residential Home)● Disability Action Group - Howe Avenue● ALLMED Medical Center - Howe Avenue● Sacramento County Bowling Green Center - Bowling Drive● Sacramento Public Libray Arcade - Marconi Avenue● Quest Diagnostics Incorporated-Jameson Court Carmichael● Family Discount Pharmacy-Jameson Court Carmichael,● Bio-Data Medical Laboratories Corp - Jameson Ct, Carmichael● The Efforts North Highlands Multi-Service Center-NorthHighlands area● North Highlands Community Center - North Highlands● Sacramento Family Medical Center - North Highlands● Western Dental Centers - Elkhorn Blvd● All Medical Center - Elkhorn Blvd● County of Sacramento Department of Neighororhood Services(North County)● The Sacramento County Department of Human Assistance -North Highlands● Relax Pharmacy - North Highlands● Sacramento Regional Public Safety Training Center - McClellanhttp://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/Distributions.aspx (1 of 3) [4/21/2013 10:54:41 AM]
  12. 12. DistributionsDr. Abraham Tekolas Office - Windmill WayHRC/RST - Watt AvenueUC Davis Clinic - O streetWalgreens Pharmacy - Stockton BlvdAll About Wellness - 19th Street● Sacramento County Human AssistanceDepartment. - Fulton Ave● KAISERs CHEMICAL DEPENDENCYRECOVERY PROGRAM.(C.D.R.P.) - Watt Ave.● Sacramento Family Medical Clinic - 47th Avenue● EMQ FamiliesFirst - Folsom Boulevard● Pediatric Medical Associates - University Ave● Behavioral Services - University Ave● Briarwood Health Care - Lemon Hill Avenue● Sacramento Family Medical Clinic - Eastern AvenueMedical Center - Eastern AvenueYMCA - Eastern AvenueMercy Laboratories - Coyle AvenueRadiology Associates of SacramentoMedicalGroup - Coyle AvenueCapitol Nephrology Medical Group - Coyle Avenue●Volunteers Of America (Shelter)Salvation Army (Dawn town)Sacramento Children Receiving HomeSacramento Family Shelter (SAEHC)Womens Refugee (SAEHC)Praise Boarding Care HomeGreen Pasture Boarding Care HomeDe Anza Auto Center (Marconi Ave)Laundromat (Manzanita /CypressLaundromat (Manzanita /Marconi Avenue)Laundromat (Marconi/Eastern or Mission)Laundromat (Marconi/Walnut)After Care – Stockton BoulevardSacramento Community Clinic - Del Paso BlvdManzanita Medical Clinic - James CourtCarmichael Pediatrician - James CourtCamellia Women Health Center - James CourtDr Richard Taggart OfficeMed Center on Madison AvenueDarzell Hearing SystemsDoctor Sebastian Conti OfficeVisions in Education on Manzanita AvenueDr Pau R Gregory, Jr OfficeCare Medical Clinic● Fresh Produce - Madison Ave.● SmileCare - Madison Avenue● Martins Achievement Place, Inc. - North Highlands● Coins Laundry - North Highlands● Guest House - A St● Folsom Psychiatry Associates● Planned Parenthood- North Highlands● West Coast Pharmacy - North Highlands● Imani Clinic – Oak park● Laundry Heaven - Elkhorn Blvd● Beauty Saloon - Elkhorn Blvd● Kaiser Hospital South● California Network of mental Health● James M. Ecerhart D.D.S Inc.● TELECARE -West Sacramento● Michael M. Bronshag, MD. Inc.● Spring Medical Clinic● Wstern Psychiatric Associates● Center For Community Health and Well-Being, Inc.● Lush Hair Salon● Finger Nails Salon● YMCA /W. St)● Dennys Restaurant -Watt Avenue● Sacramento County Primary Care Center● Mental Health America of Northern Californiahttp://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/Distributions.aspx (2 of 3) [4/21/2013 10:54:41 AM]
  13. 13. Distributions● SACRAMENTO WORKS CAREER CENTER - LEMON HILLIf you find this magazine useful, please share with a friend!All materials on these pages are copyrighted. All rights reserved. No part of these pages, either text or image may be used for any purpose other than personal use. Therefore,reproduction, modification, storage in a retrieval system or re-transmission, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or otherwise, for reasons other than personal use, is strictlyprohibited without prior written permission from the author/publisher. Empowerment Magazine is a quarterly online and in print mental health publication devoted to the promotion of overallwellness and resiliency for the Greater Sacramento region. The magazine is published by www.sacpros.org,a leading mental health website dedicating to strengthening and empoweringindividuals and families with reliable and easily accessible information about available services in the community. If you have any questions, please e-mail contact@empowermentmagazine.orghttp://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/Distributions.aspx (3 of 3) [4/21/2013 10:54:41 AM]
  14. 14. Contributors - Empowerment MagazineEMPOWERMENT MAGAZINEPromoting Overall Wellness and Mental Health Resiliency forthe Greater SacramentoHome Current Issue Magazine Sections Interviews Advertising/Sponsorship Distributions Contributors Calendar Videos Announcements Photos Contact UsEmpowerment Magazine ContributorsHisham Soliman M.D M.P.HTerry Zick, M.A Pat Hubbert Gail Erlandson, M.A Anne AdamsMelanie Martinez Eric Zuniga Cynthia Wakefield Dr. Andrew Myers Laree Washingtonhttp://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/ListofContributors.aspx (1 of 3) [4/21/2013 10:54:45 AM]
  15. 15. Contributors - Empowerment MagazineHazem Hashem, M.D. Tammy Dyer, M.S.W. Kim Navarez, M.F.T.I Phommasone Griffith Ron Risley, M.D.Marilyn WashingtonJanet SegallRosario M. Ramirez Cindy Thygeson, M.D David KieszLaura HawkinsDianne Ross, RNBarbara N. Dawson Deonna Wilemme, PhD Lynn Keune, L.M.F.TChrista Harmon Reginald Washington Jr.Thomas HushenRavenSong Frisella Jennifer Markmanhttp://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/ListofContributors.aspx (2 of 3) [4/21/2013 10:54:45 AM]
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  29. 29. Summer 2011 IssueEMPOWERMENT MAGAZINEPromoting Overall Wellness and Mental Health Resiliency forthe Greater SacramentoHome Current Issue Magazine Sections Interviews Advertising/Sponsorship Distributions Contributors Calendar Videos Announcements Photos Contact UsWinter 2011 Issue >Fall 2011 Issue >Summer 2011 Issue >Latest Issue >In the Next Issue >Note Contributors >Submit an Article >Resource >WINTER 2011 >Summer 2011: Inaugural Issue of Empowerment MagazineWelcome to the first issue of The EmpowermentMagazine by Amede Kyubwa, MA, MPAThe Pursuit of Contentment and Happinesss by TerryZick M.A.Q & A with Dr Hazem HashemCan someone please color me?Working with your Psychiatrist by Gail Erlandson, M.A.LivinResiliency Factor by Tammy Dyer, MSW(continued)Did you know That?Eating clean ave by RavenSong Frisella by LareeWashingtonQ & A with Dr Hazem HashemResource PageActivities That Will Help You Feel Good AboutYourselfThe Pursuit of Contentment and Happinesss byTerry Zick M.A.Q & A with Dr Hazem HashemResiliency Factor by Tammy Dyer, MSWMy Life with a Mental Illness by Janet L FuriaKids Corner "No Monkey Business" by DeonnaWilemme, PhDYou Are the Only One You Have by RavenSongFrisellaEating clean ave by RavenSong Frisella by LareeWashingtonEverything you Need to Know About Mental HealthServicesQuina Lasagna RecipeResource PageBack Cover page (Advertisement)http://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/Summer2011Issue.aspx (1 of 2) [4/21/2013 10:55:02 AM]
  30. 30. Summer 2011 IssueYou can order your FREE copy by simply calling us at 916 222-7541 or sending an e-mailto contact@empowermentmagazine.org or click here for a list of local locations where you can pick upyour FREE copy of the magazineAll materials on these pages are copyrighted. All rights reserved. No part of these pages, either text or image may be used for any purpose other than personal use. Therefore,reproduction, modification, storage in a retrieval system or re-transmission, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or otherwise, for reasons other than personal use, is strictlyprohibited without prior written permission from the author/publisher. Empowerment Magazine is a quarterly online and in print mental health publication devoted to the promotion of overallwellness and resiliency for the Greater Sacramento region. The magazine is published by www.sacpros.org,a leading mental health website dedicating to strengthening and empoweringindividuals and families with reliable and easily accessible information about available services in the community. If you have any questions, please e-mail contact@empowermentmagazine.orghttp://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/Summer2011Issue.aspx (2 of 2) [4/21/2013 10:55:02 AM]
  31. 31. Latest IssueEMPOWERMENT MAGAZINEPromoting Overall Wellness and Mental Health Resiliency forthe Greater SacramentoHome Current Issue Magazine Sections Interviews Advertising/Sponsorship Distributions Contributors Calendar Videos Announcements Photos Contact UsWinter 2011 Issue >Fall 2011 Issue >Summer 2011 Issue >Latest Issue >In the Next Issue >Note Contributors >Submit an Article >Resource >WINTER 2011 >Fall 2011 IssueP 2 TABLE OF CONTENTP 4 Living in the Present by Terry Zick, MAP 6Exclusive Interview withRon Risley, MDP 8Special Interview with Lynn Keune, LMFT (LaFamilia Counceling Center Inc)P 10The Trip to Six Flags Magic Mountain, LosAngeles by Deonna Wilemme, PhD (KIDSCORNER)P12Medication or Meditation? By Thomas Hushen,Service Coordinator-HRCP 14Hope as Resiliency Factor byTammy Dyer, MSWP 16Sam’s Club Offers Simple Steps to a HealthyBody and Mind byDr. Andrew Myers gP 18People With A Disability Can Get A Ticket ToWork by Rosario Ramirez, Social Security PublicAffairs Specialist for the Northern AreaP 20Exclusive Interview withRon Risley, MDYou can order your FREE copy by simply calling us at 916 222-7541or sending an e-mail toP 3Welcome message by Amede Kyubwa, MA,MPA,Acknowledgement, Copyright &DisclaimerP 5Living in the Present byTerry Zick, MANot Alone by David KieszP 7Exclusive Interview withRon Risley, MDP 9Special Interview with Lynn Keune, LMFT (LaFamilia Counceling Center Inc)P 11New School Year Brings an Increase inAnxiety for Children byCindy Thygeson,M.DP 13 Being Loved by Melanie MartinezP 15Sam’s Club Offers Simple Steps to a HealthyBody and Mind by Dr. Andrew MyersP 17A Risk Worth Taking for Change by JanetSegallP 19 Phommasone’s Kitchen Mushroom TacosP 21 Wellness Toolkit by Terry Zick, MAhttp://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/LatestIssue.aspx (1 of 2) [4/21/2013 10:55:15 AM]
  32. 32. Latest IssueP22New School Year Brings an Increase in Anxietyfor Children /Cindy Thygeson,M.DBack cover pagecontact@empowermentmagazine.org orclick here for a list of local locations where you can pick upyour FREE copy of the Empowerment MagazineP 23Resources. (Addional Resources on page 3,9, 16, 18, 19, 21 & 22)Advertisements on page 13, 17 & 22All materials on these pages are copyrighted. All rights reserved. No part of these pages, either text or image may be used for any purpose other than personal use. Therefore,reproduction, modification, storage in a retrieval system or re-transmission, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or otherwise, for reasons other than personal use, is strictlyprohibited without prior written permission from the author/publisher. Empowerment Magazine is a quarterly online and in print mental health publication devoted to the promotion of overallwellness and resiliency for the Greater Sacramento region. The magazine is published by www.sacpros.org,a leading mental health website dedicating to strengthening and empoweringindividuals and families with reliable and easily accessible information about available services in the community. If you have any questions, please e-mail contact@empowermentmagazine.orghttp://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/LatestIssue.aspx (2 of 2) [4/21/2013 10:55:15 AM]
  33. 33. Coming in the Next IssueEMPOWERMENT MAGAZINEPromoting Overall Wellness and Mental Health Resiliency forthe Greater SacramentoHome Current Issue Magazine Sections Interviews Advertising/Sponsorship Distributions Contributors Calendar Videos Announcements Photos Contact UsWinter 2011 Issue >Fall 2011 Issue >Summer 2011 Issue >Latest Issue >In the Next Issue >Note Contributors >Submit an Article >Resource >WINTER 2011 >Coming In The Next IssueAll materials on these pages are copyrighted. All rights reserved. No part of these pages, either text or image may be used for any purpose other than personal use. Therefore,reproduction, modification, storage in a retrieval system or re-transmission, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or otherwise, for reasons other than personal use, is strictlyprohibited without prior written permission from the author/publisher. Empowerment Magazine is a quarterly online and in print mental health publication devoted to the promotion of overallwellness and resiliency for the Greater Sacramento region. The magazine is published by www.sacpros.org,a leading mental health website dedicating to strengthening and empoweringindividuals and families with reliable and easily accessible information about available services in the community. If you have any questions, please e-mail contact@empowermentmagazine.orghttp://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/ComingintheNextIssue.aspx [4/21/2013 10:55:17 AM]
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  35. 35. Note to ContributorsWe are thrilled to bring you this exciting first issue of the Empowerment Magazine.We have launched quarterly magazine to provide a forum for voicesthat promote overall wellness and mental health resiliency for greatE Sacramento. We hope that you enjoy this issue, which includes a special interviewwith Dr. Hashem and a variety of spiring and empowering stories along with powerful tools and techniques that will help you discover your own greatnEWe believe that you will find much of this information of interest. Please let us know if you have sug gestions, or ideas about what you want to see infuture issues.The Empowerment Magazine is a publication of SACPROS.ORG, a Sacramento Mental Health Website Resource Guide strengtheningindividuals, families and community with easily accessible information about available se vices in Greater Sacramento area. Mailing Address: P.O.BOX 214864, Sacramento, CA 95821. Phone: (916) 222 7541 E-mail: contact@empowermentmagazine.corg Website: mwww.empowermentmagazine.corgWe look forward to reading your articles, and hearing your comments, suggestions, and ideas. Please write t at contact@empowermentmagazine.corgAmede Kyubwa, M.A, M.P.A.All materials on these pages are copyrighted. All rights reserved. No part of these pages, either text or image may be used for any purpose other than personal use. Therefore,reproduction, modification, storage in a retrieval system or re-transmission, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or otherwise, for reasons other than personal use, is strictlyprohibited without prior written permission from the author/publisher. Empowerment Magazine is a quarterly online and in print mental health publication devoted to the promotion of overallwellness and resiliency for the Greater Sacramento region. The magazine is published by www.sacpros.org,a leading mental health website dedicating to strengthening and empoweringindividuals and families with reliable and easily accessible information about available services in the community. If you have any questions, please e-mail contact@empowermentmagazine.orghttp://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/Contributors.aspx (2 of 2) [4/21/2013 10:55:36 AM]
  36. 36. Submit an ArticleEMPOWERMENT MAGAZINEPromoting Overall Wellness and Mental Health Resiliency forthe Greater SacramentoHome Current Issue Magazine Sections Interviews Advertising/Sponsorship Distributions Contributors Calendar Videos Announcements Photos Contact UsWinter 2011 Issue >Fall 2011 Issue >Summer 2011 Issue >Latest Issue >In the Next Issue >Note Contributors >Submit an Article >Resource >WINTER 2011 >Submit an ArticleThank you for your interest in submitting an article/photo to Empowerment Magazine. You may also want visit www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/Submissions.aspx for more information on the kind of articles we are looking for.Submission TimelineYou may submit at any time. Deadline for submission is one month prior to the quarterly publication. (December, March, June & September). Onlyapproved articles will be published in the printed version of the Magazine . We accept articles/stories in the600-1200 range.Please follow the following guidelines when sending you article.1. Email your article to: contact@empowermentmagazine.com2. In the subject line of your email, type "THE TITLE OF YOUR ARTICLE"3. Include your article in the body of the email, and as WORD document attached to your email.4. Include the information on top of your email:First Name & Last NameAddressPhoneYour Email address5. Brief bio (110 words or less)6. You may submit an article with your photos.Submission Terms and ConditionsWe also reserve the right to share/publish the article/photo in any manner we choose in any our online and print edition magazine issues. We also reservethe right to edit manuscripts for style, length, clarity, content and philosophical considerations.By sending us your article/photo, you are certifying that you are the author or sole owner of the material that you are submitting to EmpowermentMagazine.You agree to indemnify Empowerment Magazine for all damages and expenses that may be incurred in connection with the material.The Empowerment reserves the right to use the articles in any of its online and print edition magazine issues. It also reserves the right to edit manuscriptsfor style, length, clarity, content and philosophical considerations.http://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/SubmitanArticle.aspx (1 of 2) [4/21/2013 10:55:38 AM]
  37. 37. Submit an ArticleClick to the link to Download Submission AgreementFall 2011- Submission Agreement - PDFFall 2011- Submission Agreement- Microsoft Word DocThank you for your interest in Empowerment Magazine! We look forward to working with you! If you have further questions, please call us at (916) 222-7541 or send us e-mail atcontact@empowermentmagazine.comAll materials on these pages are copyrighted. All rights reserved. No part of these pages, either text or image may be used for any purpose other than personal use. Therefore,reproduction, modification, storage in a retrieval system or re-transmission, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or otherwise, for reasons other than personal use, is strictlyprohibited without prior written permission from the author/publisher. Empowerment Magazine is a quarterly online and in print mental health publication devoted to the promotion of overallwellness and resiliency for the Greater Sacramento region. The magazine is published by www.sacpros.org,a leading mental health website dedicating to strengthening and empoweringindividuals and families with reliable and easily accessible information about available services in the community. If you have any questions, please e-mail contact@empowermentmagazine.orghttp://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/SubmitanArticle.aspx (2 of 2) [4/21/2013 10:55:38 AM]
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  43. 43. Resource Page linked to SACPROS.ORG, a Comprehensive Mental Health Resource Guide for SacramentoSACRAMENTO ROOM & BOARD HOMES Sacramento Staffing AgenciesSACRAMENTO THERAPISTS Sacramento Valley Faith-Based Community Resource GuideSACRAMENTO WORKS CAREER CENTERS Sacramento Works One-Stop Career CentersSACRAMENTO YOUTH DRUG AND ALCOHOL SERVICES SACRAMENTO YOUTH SUPPORT GROUPS/SERVICESSacramento’s First Mental Health Magazine (Empowerment) has Launched SAMHSA Mental Health Services LocatorSAMHSAs Living Document Sample Treatment Plan Components for Clients with Substance AbuseSarnat International Prize in Mental Health: Call for nominations Screening and Assessment ResourcesSEARCH FOR YOUR UNCLAIMED PROPERTY Senior and Adult ResourcesSENIOR CENTERS/PROGRAMS Seniors’ HealthSHERIFFS DEPARTMENT SIERRA VISTA HOSPITALSite Map sitemapnewSites Linking to Sacpros.org SMARTSmoking Cessation Resources Social Security Disability Benefits HelpSOCIAL WORKERS Some of the common prescription abbreviations:Special Interview with Dr.Hashem St. Anton ProjectsStaffing Job Search Links State Government JobsSubmissions for the Summer 2012 Issue SUBMIT ARTICLESSubmitted Articles for Summer 2012 Issue Subsidized ApartmentsSubstance Abuse Treatment Facilities Suicide Survivor ResourcesSUMMER 2011 ISSUE SUMMER 2011 ISSUE FILESSummer 2012 Cover Draft Summer Tips for Parents of TeensSupport SACPROS SUTTER CENTER FOR PSYCHIATRYTake Charge of Your Health The Future of Psychiatry Looks LikeThe Pursuit of Contentment and Happiness The Rosalynn Carter FellowshipsThe Ruin THE SACRAMENTO VALLEY PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION - SVPATHE SUCCESSFUL 24 TOUGH QUESTIONS Therapeutic InterchangeTHINK TWICE BEFORE QUITTING YOUR JOB Thinking Fresh & Eating CleanTLCS’ HOPE Line ToolBox for Community Mental Health Workers in Greater SacramentoTop Mental Health Sites Top Mental Health Websites in Sacramento AreaTOP REASONS FOR GETTING FIRED Top Skills That Employers WantTowns and Cities of Sacramento County TRADITIONAL INTERVIEW VS. BEHAVIORIAL INTERVIEWTransferable Skills TRANSITIONAL HOUSING PROGRAMSTRANSITIONAL LIVING & COMMUNITY SUPPORT (TLCS) Try Telling your Employer youve been Diagnosed With a Mental IllnessTurn On the Radio and Listen to Your Favorite Program On Air. TURNING POINT COMMUNITY PROGRAMSTWO WORD PHRASES TYPES OF PSYCHOTHERAPYTYPING CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS U.S. Department of LaborUC DAVIS CLINICAL TRAINING SITES UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCEUrgent Services Compiled by CSUS Urgent Services Compiled by CSUSUSA Properties Fund USA.gov for NonprofitsVA NORTHERN CALIFORNIA Veteran Resourcesvision of Empowerment Magazine VISIONS UNLIMITED INC.Volunteer Opportunities in the Sacramento Region VOLUNTEERS OF AMERICA GREATER SACRAMENTOWAGE CONVERSION CHART Watch TelevisionWays to Receive your SSDI or SSI Benefits Quickly Websites for Scholarshipshttp://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/ResourceGuide.aspx (6 of 7) [4/21/2013 10:55:47 AM]
  44. 44. Resource Page linked to SACPROS.ORG, a Comprehensive Mental Health Resource Guide for SacramentoWellness & Lifestyle WELLNESS AND RECOVERY CENTERS - NORTH AND SOUTHWellness Resources What is a Resume Objective?What’s “Growing” On In Your Mind Garden? WHEN SOMEONE YOU KNOW STRUGGLES WITH FEAR, ANXIETY AND STRESSWhen You are Ready to quit Smoking Where to get answers if you have Questions about Medi-CalWHO - Health Topics Who Makes the Empowerment Magazine?Winter 2011 Issue of Empowerment Magazine Women, Infant, and Children (WIC)Working With People Skills Working with Your PsychiatristWRC NORTH AND SOUTH You can pick up copies of The Empowerment Magazine at the following locationsYOUTH BEREAVEMENT COUNSELING YOUTH CRISIS LINESYOUTH EATING DISORDERS COUNSELINGIf you find this resource page useful, please share with a friend!All materials on these pages are copyrighted. All rights reserved. No part of these pages, either text or image may be used for any purpose other than personal use. Therefore,reproduction, modification, storage in a retrieval system or re-transmission, in any form or by any means, electronic, mechanical or otherwise, for reasons other than personal use, is strictlyprohibited without prior written permission from the author/publisher. Empowerment Magazine is a quarterly online and in print mental health publication devoted to the promotion of overallwellness and resiliency for the Greater Sacramento region. The magazine is published by www.sacpros.org,a leading mental health website dedicating to strengthening and empoweringindividuals and families with reliable and easily accessible information about available services in the community. If you have any questions, please e-mail contact@empowermentmagazine.orghttp://www.empowermentmagazine.org/Pages/ResourceGuide.aspx (7 of 7) [4/21/2013 10:55:47 AM]
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  57. 57. Welcome to the Fall 2011 issue of Empowerment Magazine 3Not Alone 5Living in the Present 4, 5A Risk Worth Taking for Change 17Exclusive Interview with Ron Risley, M.D. 6, 7, 20Special Interview with Lynn Keune, LMFT (LaFamilia Inc) 8 , 9The Trip to Six Flags Magic Mountain 10Wellness Toolkit 21Medication or Meditation? 12Being Loved by Melanie 13Hope as Resiliency Factor 14Sam’s Club Offers Simple Steps to a Healthy Body & Mind 15,16Did You Know that? 3, 9, 16, 18, 22People With A Disability Can Get A Ticket To Work 18Recipe for Mushroom Tacos 19New School Year Brings an Increase in Anxiety for Children 11, 22Resources 23EMPOWERMENT MAGAZINEPromoting Overall Wellness and Mental Health Resiliency for the Greater SacramentoTABLE OF CONTENT
  58. 58. How can we increase our level of happiness? There is a rich ban-quet of strategies and tools to help us get there. As I read in onebook, unhappiness is easy—easy, because we continue to thinkand feel the way we always have, which is the easy way. How-ever, the ability to feel happier can become the easy way. Whatwould happen if we committed to the tools that change ourthoughts and feelings toward happiness? Simply put—we wouldbe happier.In the last issue, we learned that if we think we will only be hap-pier in the future when something changes, we have missed anopportunity to be happy NOW. Oh, maybe I will have a moment ortwo of happiness when I get what I wanted finally (“Yeah,joy!!!”) . . . until I focus on the next thing that I think I want or needthat I think will make me happy. When I continue to focus on whatis missing, I don’t feel that joy anymore.When the mind and thought stop yearning for what I want andstop complaining about what I don’t have, in my experience, whathappens? Then I experience a more peaceful mind and well-being. That potential for joy exists all the time, whether or not Ihave what I yearn for.Our genetic makeup affirms that we can be happier (some studiessay only 50% of our happiness potential is genetic). This meansthat no matter our past, our genes support a potential for in-creased happiness. When we realize that we have CHOICE whenit comes to our thoughts and our activities, then we empower ourlife in happier ways.As we apply new strategies and develop a habit of healthierthoughts, it becomes easier to experience happiness. It becomeseasier because our amazing brain will help us out, and has thepotential to “rewire” itself. The new science of neuroplasticity in-forms us that the brain and nervous system have the ability tochange as a result of new input. The most widely recognizedforms of plasticity are improvements in learning, memory, andrecovery from brain damage—to name a few. This wonderful abil-ity to rewire begins with changing our thoughts and feelings.Keep in mind that it is the tools and strategies which hold thepower to transform our life. Empowered commitment to changeour thoughts and behavior will translate into increased content-ment. In the last issue, we reinforced that we can increase ourhappiness quotient by the following strategies:1. Develop an attitude of gratitude.2. Pay attention to our thoughts and choose moreoptimistic or happiness-producing thoughts.3. Seize the moment to be happy rather than wait-ing for life to change to be happy.Two more perspectives are:Live in the present moment more often.Why will being in the present moment increase my happiness?Consider what often happens when we live in the past or in thefuture.things had gone better (often triggering a victim stance, or lack ofpower and lack of control feelings).As we look at the future while focusing on possible future prob-lems, we might mentally envision a possible unhappy life thatisn’t real. We are just creating worst-case scenarios that haven’thappened yet (often triggering fear, worry, anxiety, lack of powerthoughts, lack of control thoughts, and pessimistic thinking).The present moment, without nonproductive thoughts and feel-ings about the past and future, offers increased peace of mind.The present moment offers wisdom, better problem-solving, clar-ity, and transformation. When our attention is in the here andnow, we are less distracted, more focused, and more content.And, to add to the list of benefits—being in the present offersrelaxation, effective problem-solving, and compassion for selfand others. Much has been written on numerous strategies forliving in the present, mindfulness living, and the power of now.The benefits are well documented.Experience life from your heart.Studies show that we change our brain and physiology when wefeel a moment in our heart. The heart has its own wisdom, itsown “brain” or its own intelligence. Research tells us that ourheart has its own complex nervous system.We already live, to some degree, from the heart. Think of thephrases we commonly say that connect us to our heart’s wisdomor compassion such as “bless your heart,” “I did it from theheart,” “my heartfelt appreciation,” “follow your heart,” or “ittouched my heart.” Studies show we can reduce stress, anxiety,fear, anger, and depression by practicing heart-based strategies.Through connecting with the heart, our mind will follow our heartand transform our experience. In addition, when we engage withour heart, we prompt our heartbeat, blood pressure and respira-tion to return to balance. Also, our heart becomes in sync withour brain, resulting in more empowered and healthier benefits.We can transform the present moment when we live from theheart. The heart creates a shift by its ability to heal, forgive, andrenew. The heart gives wise counsel. The heart brings us hometo our truest self. The heart allows the mind to listen to the si-lence. The heart connects us spiritually. Here are a few of thecountless heart-centering strategies:1. Put your hand over your heart and connect with your heartbeat(seemingly hear it or feel it beating).2. Choose a thought of gratitude, and feel the gratitude deeply inthe heart.3. Look for things to be in awe and wonder over (allow yourself tosay “ahhhhhhhh,” “mmmmmmmmm,” and “wow!”).As we revisit the past, we may replay un-pleasant memories or traumas (often trig-gering anger, fear, sadness, anxiety) orwe may wish we could have done it better(often triggering regret) or we may wonderhow great a life we would have had ifLiving in the Present Brings Increased Happiness and ContentmentLiving in the Present by Terry Zick, MAContinued to page 5
  59. 59. I visited Sacramento Medical Oasis, Inc. to interview Dr . Ron Risley on a hot afternoon in late July. The Oasis is aptly named. Thereare bright greens and blues in the comfortably furnished waiting room. The sound of the water from the fountains relaxes you as youwait. Art surrounds you. Sensitive touches also include books for children. The Oasis is the dream of Dr. Risley and several othersinterested in making a big step toward improving mental health services. Ron Risley is the first graduate of UC Davis’ acclaimedcombined residency training program in family medicine and psychiatry. There are many accolades for Ron, but perhaps the mostsignificant are those I’ve heard from his patients.Laura: “Dr. Risley has made psychiatric care available to me. I had been stable with the County and that was why I waseliminated. I went cold turkey off of 250 mg. of Effexor. I could have died. I became hard-core depressed. I get what I needfrom Dr. Risley.”Robert: “Dr. Risley has been a lifesaver to me. I haven’t had any medical insurance for about 7 years. In 2001, when I wasworking, 160 lbs came down on my head from a distance of 20 feet. I suffer from chronic pain and multiple injuries.Dr. Risley is the first doctor that actually listened to me and examined me thoroughly. He is helping me with the problems Ihave. He is awesome.”Nora: “Dr. Risley is a special doctor that listens to my concerns and helps me develop a plan of treatment that we mutuallyagree on. I feel empowered working with him. He is very understanding because he has lived experience.”Carlo: “He’s a doctor I can trust.”Gail: Who are the people who significantly influenced you in your life?Risley: The first person that comes to mind is my godfather. He was an inventor and was really interested in science andtechnology. When I was barely old enough to read, he bought me a subscription to Scientific American magazine. I would lookat the pictures and I would kind of read what it said without really understanding much. It set the stage for some of my in-terests. He had a garage just full of junk which I always called Joyland. Then growing up I lived across the street from a guyby the name of Bob Herman who designed the first commercial minicomputer. He would give me computer parts and I wouldfiddle with them. Eventually I became an engineer. I did a lot of computer design stuff.Gail: That’s incredible, and now you are a medical doctor, how did you transition?Risley: I really loved the computer stuff, but I got more into the esoteric stuff like cryptography. It is not a field where youcan spend a lot of time talking with other people. So it is kind of a closed world. I ran a consulting firm and spent a lot of timewith machines. I started feeling like I wanted to work more with people. I really wanted to directly affect people’s lives. Ithought that I could be a farmer or a doctor and the farming sounded like a lot of hard, dangerous work.The really interesting part is that I was sitting in a pizza parlor with a girlfriend and she said, “You know you really seem likeyou want to make a change.” I said , “Well, what I would like to do is go to medical school, but I can’t do that!” and, as I saidit, even before she said, “Why not?”, I said, “Why not?” So I did my whole undergraduate program over again. I went to SanDiego City College. Then I transferred to UCSD and got a degree in literature and writing. I read all the stuff that saidonce you get into medical school all you will be doing is science. I found that in doctoring my communication training is morevaluable than organic chemistry. Knowing how to communicate with patients and other doctors has served me well.I had this vision of medicine as sitting down with someone and talking about what was bothering them, and then coming up witha plan for dealing with it. Instead, I found medical school was a world where you are constantly pressured to see people and tofocus on what medicine you are going to give them. The only people who were actually sitting down talking to their patientswere psychiatrists. I really had my focus on primary care medicine. It was what I wanted to do, but I saw that psychiatry wasmuch closer to my vision.Gail: How did the Sacramento Medical Oasis come into being?Risley: This place came into being about this time last year when we all thought we would be out of work. We were wonderingwhere patients were going to go. We thought it would be nice if people on disability income could afford care. We looked intowhether we could accept Medi-Cal, could we get insurance money, could we get grants, was there a way to fund this new con-cept? What we found was that the minute you buy into that insurance system, the costs pretty much triple. There is billing,collections, and a whole bunch of regulatory agencies you have to keep happy. You don’t have to deal with all of that if youdon’t take insurance money. What we came up with, after a lot of number crunching, was that we could see people for $79.00conducted by Gail Erlandson, MA.Continued on page 7
  60. 60. Special Interview with Lynn Keune, L.M.F.T,Clinical Director of LaFamilia Counseling CenterInterviewer: Your mission statement states that youwork in collaborative partnerships. Please explainwhat type of collaborative specific to mental health?Response: Recently our collaborators have been very fo-cused along with the mental health services in trying to reachout to diverse cultures in the community. They asked us toconduct a focus group for Latinos (speaking Spanish only) toask them what were their needs concerning suicide preven-tion, and so we hoped to do that focus group for them, andthen we gave that information to them because as you knowpeople that don’t speak the language are fearful to go to largergroups. And so we approached them. As we said, the reasonthey are not [going is] because they resist large groups. Wehave had a program in the past, and the program was to learnabout what works. And we found out that if we have littlegroups in the gym they will come. And it isn’t because theydon’t know, they know and they want to participate becausethey have information, but they are fearful to go to big groups,thinking they won’t understand. So we have had groups withthe Spanish-speaking, with Hmong-speaking. Those are thetwo main ones but certainly when we had the Oasis Programwe had seven different capabilities of identifying these differentgroups that we could work with. African American was one,LGBT was one. [There were] many different ones we couldreally focus [on] and find out from them what were their needs.Interviewer: That sounds great. How do you helppeople access their strengths and build on posi-tives?Response: We believe in the same philosophy as the MentalHealth Department or Behavior Health Services in providingfamily-driven services, and family-driven services really meanthat we need to hear the voice of the family and what is it thatthey need. What is it from their perspective, not from us asexperts; they are the experts in their family. They know whathas worked in the past and we need to help them use those[methods], and maybe they have lost it somewhere; we canhelp find it again because the whole purpose is for us to getfired. We are not there to step in and run their lives, so wewant to hear from them and find out what has worked. Maybeif there are some community services that they haven’t beenable to utilize, to maybe bring them in to help them to voicewhat it is they need.Interviewer: What are some of the groups that youhave for non-English speaking people that you havenot already mentioned?Response: The mental health department itself. I am an arttherapist myself, one of the many hats that I wear. As an arttherapist I know that I can work with many different languagesbecause art therapy is a universal language, and you can goright past that expressive language of the verbal into the ex-pressive language of the heart, so we have groups in Spanishhere or Hmong, I mean they come in whenever they need it. Ijust did a grievement group, and there was a Spanish-speaking dad and he never received grievement service inSacramento because there was nothing available. Eventhough my group is for kids, I invited him. Dad was just kind ofstanding around, and I asked, “Would you like to stay?” And hesaid he didn’t think his son would want him to, so I asked theson, “What would you think if Dad stayed?”Son said, “I don’t care”; and Dad stayed. He became honest, he hadto cry, it became real. He said, “There has never been anyone to helpus.” It was pretty awesome to be able to [do] that; even if I only hadthat one person it was great. And in conjunction with my mentalhealth groups we work with the Family Resource Center here. Theyoffer parenting groups, in Spanish and in Hmong, and different coregroups under BFRC offer a variety of services. The center is not justexclusive to mental health; we refer our mental health [clients] to ourwhole program. We actually have a group of parents that contributeto all the various different programs. They meet as an advisory com-mittee, and they meet monthly.Interviewer: In what ways do you reduce isolation andhopelessness?Response: I’ll tell you what, for 39, 40 years, however long we’vebeen in business, the original philosophy did not fit all cases. Wefound out that we need to find out from the families what they needand, most of all, go into the communities. If I take you on a tour hereyou’re not going to see an office with a couch. We do in-home, schoolsupport services; we reach out to them rather than making themcome to us. That is what we have done the entire time we have hadLa Familia. We like to become allies with that family, and we providecase management services to help them to connect with the commu-nity resources. There may be a special group within the communitythat can help them so that it will get them out of that isolation.Interviewer: How do you empower individuals?Response: Sometimes it is hard because they sometimes have hitthe end of their rope and they don’t know what to do. We always liketo start from their strengths, and so we identify what strengths theyhave had in the past and then we start to build on those. We find thatlittle by little as we build on those strengths we can help them recog-nize them. That is what really works the very best.Interviewer: I read something interesting about individu-als having an opportunity to become stakeholders. Howdoes this work?Response: The stakeholders are actually the public. They’re theones who will come to our work groups when we are doing focusgroups to identify what it is in the community that is needed. Some-times it is providing outreach to many different diverse areas here.Parents are stakeholders as well because we invite them to be in-volved with the parents’ advisory committee and any families involvedin mental health programs here are encouraged to participate in thatgroup.Interviewer: Do you have an employment center here? How doyou motivate people with mental health challenges to transitioninto wanting to have gainful employment?Response: We do have a One-Stop Career Center here at our fam-ily resource center. We do have families that come through here, firstof all looking for a job, and we find that many of them do have chal-lenges that they are dealing with, and one of them may be a mentalhealth issue. If we really get a sense that that is something that af-fects their ability to find employment, then we work with them to beable to at least help evaluate that this is the case and that there areadditional resources that can help them. We really encourage them toconnect with some community resources to address those chal-lenges. Many times they are not going to accept that, so it may takeseveral times of them coming back. I think they kind of get a sensethat once they are looking for a job and they go forContinued on page 9
  61. 61. The Trip to Six Flags Magic Mountain, Los Angeles by Deonna Wilemme, PhDDr. Wilemme is a product of the Stockton and Sacramento School Districts. She worked in the mental health field in the beginning ofher career. She was employed by Turning Point Community Programs and then later went into education. She is currently employedby Memphis City Schools. She was a classroom teacher for many years. She now works as an administrator.PUZZLE WORLDMy Birthday TripHave you ever been to Six Flags? Have you ever seen Tweety Bird and Bugs Bunny? I have! My birthday was on June 9th. My familyand I were on our way to Six Flags. I was so excited about the trip. It was my first time going to Six Flags Magic Mountain. I was 10years old, and I had never been to Six Flags. It was also my first time riding on an airplane.The Plane TripWhile on the plane, I played around with my iPod. I was listening to a popular song that had a nice beat. It was my favorite song. Mymom was sitting next to me because I was scared of the plane ride. My brother, Ted, told me to turn the volume down on my iPod be-cause it was too loud. I told him that the music was loud because I didn’t want to hear the roar of the engine. I just wanted to get to SixFlags as soon as possible. I was happy that Los Angeles was close to Sacramento.Arriving in Los AngelesThe flight attendant asked, “Did you know that this airplane is the Six Flags Airplane?” I replied, “No!” A few minutes later, I asked, “Isthat why Tweety Bird is painted on the wing?” “Soon we will be in Los Angeles!” Mom yelled. We had family members waiting for us atthe airport. After we left the airport, my Aunt Rita drove us to Six Flags. We had to drive 2 miles to get to there. On the way, wedropped our bags off at Uncle Neal’s house.Meeting Bugs BunnyAs soon as we arrived at Six Flags, we went swimming. After swimming, I saw Bugs Bunny. He looked exactly like I imagined. He said,“What’s up, doc?” I replied, “Take a picture with me, Bugs!” Bugs said, “Yeah, doc!” I quickly ran to the door to pay, but Bugs said, “Youcan have a picture with me for free.”Adventures at Six FlagsFinally, we rode on a ride called Batman. Then we rode the Superman. After the rides, I went with my mom to the souvenir shop andbought T-shirts, cups, and a glass picture of Bugs Bunny and Tweety Bird. It was getting late; therefore, we went to the concessionstand and bought popcorn, funnel cakes, and cotton candy. After taking a picture with Bugs Bunny, riding the best rides, and eatinguntil we were sick, we headed for the hills. That was the best birthday trip I ever had. My next trip is to Disney World in Orlando, Flor-ida.Author’s Bio
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