For Clients

 

Local Resources

2-1-1 California is a free phone number and online database that connects Californians quickly and effectively to existing health and human service programs, joblessness support and disaster response information in their communities. It is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and in 150 different languages.

San Francisco | SF Bay Area | Outside of the SF Bay Area

The Buchanan Dental Center is an off-site extension of the UCSF School of Dentistry. Most of the providers are dental students. The students provide a wide range of comprehensive services including examinations, teeth cleaning, periodontal therapy, root canals, dental fillings, cosmetic procedures, bleaching, crowns, dental implants, extractions, dentures, bridges and treatment of dental emergencies.

Website | Tel: 415-476-5608

Every Day Connect works directly with those seeking services, as well as with case managers and staff from other agencies, to make connections to services and resources on a daily basis.  We connect you to hard-to-access resources, services, and goods.  Resources include: DMV ID's, prescription reading glasses, dentures, housing search workshops, cell phones, and more!

The Free Print Shop website offers eleven charts to help find free food, shelter, medical aid, and help with neighborhood problems in San Francisco. Each of the charts can be downloaded to your computer (and printed if you wish).  Charts are available in English and Spanish.

HICAP of San Francisco helps people with Medicare, their family and caregivers understand their health insurance benefits, options, and rights. HICAP offers free, unbiased, one-on-one assistance from health insurance counselors registered by the California Department of Aging. To make an appointment in San Francisco, call (415) 677-7520.

 

Managing Your Health

 

Online Supports

California Smoker's Helpline offers free telephone counseling, self-help materials, and online help in six languages to help you quit smoking.

Tel: 1-800-NO-BUTTS (1-800-662-8887)

NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.

Local | State | National

Smokefree.gov offers a number of tools to help you quit smoking, including free apps, text support, and other resources.

English | Spanish | For Women | For Vets | For Teens

 

Client Education Printouts

          

What We Do

IPCOM services focus on primary care problems in the context of serious mental illness including:

  • Health screenings and physical examinations
  • Urgent care for acute medical problems
  • Chronic disease management
  • Health promotion and education, adapted to the risk profile of the mentally ill
  • Staff education and consultation to promote health in aggregate living

Health Promotion Areas include:

  • Health issues groups in short-stay houses
  • Sleep hygiene
  • Nutrition
  • Psychiatric symptom management
  • Preventing substance abuse relapse
  • Focus on self-care activities & basics of good health