Behavioral Health Services

Our greatest wish is for all of our BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES patients to realize that their lives have value, and for them to feel empowered to take care of all aspects of their health. Many of our patients have been abused, stigmatized, and conditioned to believe that they are worthless. They deserve to be treated with dignity and respect.

Our client population has an extraordinarily high proportion of mental health and substance abuse issues that must be addressed as part of primary care services. Through the development of behavioral health resources as a core component of services, we help patients address these issues as they emerge, rather than relying on referrals to outside agencies.

Drop in Hours:

Monday: 8:30am – 12:00pm
Wednesday: 8:30am – 12:00pm

We offer patients scheduled appointments during clinic hours,  but have learned that having open “drop-in” sessions with providers is one of the most effective ways to increase their access to care.  To better serve our clients we offer two weekly “drop-in” clinics, and accommodate clients presenting with urgent needs during regular clinic hours to the extent possible.

Our Team
Our services are provided by a multidisciplinary team including psychiatrists, nurse practitioners, licensed clinical social workers, and students from masters and doctorate-level degree programs. Behavioral health providers are available for warm handoffs from primary care providers so that these issues can be addressed in the course of a single visit, rather than having to ask clients to return at another time or to refer them to another provider.

GLIDE Instagram
Today, the Meals Team kicked it into high gear and served a delicious #ValentinesDay meal of prime rib, mashed potatoes, vegetables, fruit and hand-dipped chocolate-covered strawberries! Showing #unconditionallove to our folks. Happy V-Day to all! #givingback #foodjustice @paulfleming_restaurateur @hospitalityhousesf @tndcsf GLIDE wishes you a very #HappyValentinesDay. We invite you to think about love beyond romantic love; to consider #unconditionallove & what that might look like. #SafeInjectionSites are part of that vision for the #Tenderloin and for people suffering from the #opiodcrisis across the nation.
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With Director Barbara Garcia’s announcement over a week ago, SF is now poised to be the first city in the country to open a SIS. Given these recent developments, we have re-posted excerpts from an earlier interview with Paul Harkin, manager of GLIDE Harm Reduction, who speaks to the scope of the problem and to the arguments in favor of SIS as a viable, compassionate & rational approach. Click the link in our bio to read!
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#RealTalk #harmreduction #harmreductionsaveslives @harmreductioncoalition Thanks to a creative & enthusiastic group of volunteers, GLIDE can once again serve a special #valentinesday dessert to our guests tomorrow: hand-dipped chocolate-covered strawberries! 🍫🍓❤️ Thank you to our board member Nicole and everyone who helped out today! #JustDesserts #givingback #TerrificTuesday #GLIDEfoodies #SFfoodie On Saturday, February 10, activist, philanthropist and GLIDE Church member @feliciahorowitz hosted a free screening & discussion of the documentary film "The Rape of Recy Taylor" in GLIDE's sanctuary. Many thanks to Felicia for making this important film accessible and affordable for anyone who wanted to join, and to the director Nancy Buirski for joining us for the occasion.
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As our nation continues to engage with recent mass social justice movements, namely #BlackLivesMatter and #MeToo, this film is especially timely and powerful. We are grateful to everyone who came to GLIDE to experience and discuss it together in community.
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#Shespokeup #RecyTaylor #civilrights @owntv @supersoul @goldenglobes #community #socialjustice

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