Entries by Momentum Team

Traveling Exhibit

Momentum’s traveling exhibit (A Day in the Life of Recovery) was unveiled this past week at Kaiser Permanente in Santa Clara. Congressman Ro Khanna (CA-District 17), Mike Fox, Sr. (first underwriter for this amazing exhibit), Kaiser Leadership (Chris Boyd, Sr. VP; Barry Hughes, PhD., Clinical Director) and many others – as well as community members […]

Annual Report

Our 2016 Annual Report shares program descriptions, service summaries and inspirational highlights from Recovery Champions. This past year, 5000 individuals were served by over 400 staff with an operating budget of over $35 million. Those numbers represent the largest totals for each category in our history and speak to the absolute need for high quality, […]

What an Obamacare Repeal Would Mean for Mental Health Treatment

Repealing the ACA could lead to less coverage for medicines and therapy—and possibly, a return of behavioral health disorders as ‘pre-existing conditions.’ By Francie Diep If the Affordable Care Act is repealed, what’s going to happen to the tens of millions of Americans who need treatment for addiction, depression, and various other mental health conditions? […]

Facing Addiction in America

  The day has arrived. Facing Addiction is co-hosting a national summit with United States Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy to release his office’s historic, first-ever report called Facing Addiction in America: The Surgeon General’Report on Alcohol, Drugs, and Health. Momentum’s President & CEO, David K. Mineta, is already in attendance at this groundbreaking report […]

Summertime SAD

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) is often talked about when winter rolls around. There is less light during the day, gloomy weather and all you really want to do is snuggle up solo under the covers and hibernate until it’s warm outside. When the weather starts to heat up, you may start to fantasize about future […]

Teen And Young Adult Resource Fair

REACH (Raising Early Awareness & Creating Hope) would like to invite you to its TAY DAY RESOURCE FAIR! Perfect opportunity for teens and young adults. This Friday, May 13th, please join us for an afternoon of excitement. This is a great chance for teens, young adults and their families to chat with professionals from various […]

Sereno Group Presents $20,000

During the months of January through April 2016, Sereno Group Real Estate and its Los Gatos agents contributed 1% of their gross commissions to the Momentum For Mental Health fund. This morning Momentum was presented with a $20,000 check as a result of this campaign effort. This contribution directly supports our Youth and Family services.  Thank […]

Happy Mothers Day

Being a mother can be a huge challenge and delicate juggling act no matter who you are. For mothers coping with a mental illness this challenge can be amplified. There are times when functioning will be compromised when living with that mental illness. Yet it is important to understand that this doesn’t mean that a […]

Rebuilding Together

Rebuilding Together-Silicon Valley believes everyone deserves to live in a safe and healthy home. Through a vast network of volunteers, corporate sponsors, and sub-contractors critical home repairs are provided.  Many thanks and much appreciation to the San Jose Water Company for sponsoring this day of rebuilding! We further thank ALL the wonderful volunteers for contributing […]