What Is Mental Health?
Mental health includes our emotional, psychological, and social well-being.
It affects how we think, feel, and act. It also helps determine how we handle stress, relate to others, and make choices. Mental health is important at every stage of life, from childhood and adolescence through adulthood. Over the course of your life, if you experience mental health problems, your thinking, mood, and behavior could be affected.
Many factors contribute to mental health problems, including:
Biological factors, such as genes or brain chemistry Life experiences, such as trauma or abuse Family history of mental health problems Mental health problems are common but help is available.
People with mental health problems can get better and many recover completely.
Welcome to Exceptional Family Center, where we are committed to helping families and Individual with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities (I/DD) find programs and services that meet their needs.
Exceptional Family Center was founded by parents and professionals who recognized the need to have a multicultural agency in Kern County where families can receive adequate information about services for their children with an Intellectual and/or Developmental Disability (I/DD) as well as assistance with important documents:
Exceptional Family Center believes that parents, along with other family members, play a crucial role in improving the quality of life of their loved ones with Intellectual and/or Developmental Disabilities (I/DD)
To celebrate the success of families and their children with an Intellectual and/or Developmental Disability (I/DD) through collaboration, education, empowerment, and mutual support.
At Exceptional Family Center, we provide families with various programs and services to help them and their children reach their full potential. Our goal is to educate and empower families so that they can help their family members with a developmental disability reach positive life outcomes.
We encourage families to get involved with Exceptional Family Center and explore the possibilities that are available for them and their children.
"Celebrating Success, one family at a time"