Tough Lady Fighting to Get Better
Lita Perna Says...
No Nancy. Your time is just beginning. You just can't see past the struggle.
You're not 'trapped'. You're on a road. This site is your most recent stop.
First: You were very smart to leave your zip code. It enabled me to look up these places:
Your first goal should be to contact one or all of them.
Alcohol and Drug Services
The County of San Diego provides a comprehensive system of services to address substance abuse. And mental health. You can find programs aimed at prevention, intervention and treatment for adults and children. The County also leads a task force focused on combating methamphetamine use.
Nancy, call the number listed below.
Run for the County by OPTUM Health, the hotline (888) 724-7240 operates seven days a week, 24 hours a day. People can get help for mental health and substance abuse issues at any time and in any language.
Here's another place:
Family Health Centers of San Diego is proud to provide an extensive array of high-quality primary and specialty care services. Many of our patients qualify for free or low-cost services based upon their income and family size. For more information about our services, schedule and costs, please contact the clinics directly.
► Contact Us
Their number is 619 515 2300
You said you have a diagnosis. You need to start the process of getting on Disability Insurance (Medicaid).
It is a long and difficult process but I have a feeling----I don't know why but I feel like you're a tough survivor---you're going to find a way to get on it.
Don't stop. There's help. Don't quit.
Page last updated Jul 26, 2012