Mental Health Services Act Information

Information on MHSA programming in Kern County

Drug Free Kern +
Kern RX Return

Substance use prevention outreach & education for our Community.

Consumer Family Learning Centers

The Consumer Family Learning Centers are peer-led facilities for people whose lives have been affected by mental illness and/or substance use.

Transportation Resources

Find transportation resources in Kern County

Behavioral Health Board

Behavioral Health Board advocates for individuals and families living with mental illness and/or addiction 

Volunteer Senior Outreach Program

Increase socialization with others and maintains independence for persons 60 years and over

My Patient Rights & Your Family Advocate

Learn your rights as our patient and the role of family advocates

Housing Information

Resources for clients to find safe, stable, recovery-oriented and supportive housing.

A Message From the Director


Welcome.  Whether you are here to find out information about services available in our community, if you are looking for opportunities to participate and be of service to our community, or if you are in need of services, we are confident that you will find what you are looking for. Taking the first steps to ask for help for yourself or for your loved ones can be a big step.  KernBHRS and our providers are here to support you on your journey to find hope, healing and recovery as you walk this path.  Hope and big dreams are at the heart of our vision to ensure we are meeting you, where you are, to provide for you when you need it.


“There is hope, even when your brain tells you there isn’t.” ― John Green


Kern Behavioral Health and Recovery Services


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