Jay Mahler Recovery Center
15430 Foothill Blvd.
San Leandro, California 94578
Program Collateral & Information
Essentials at a Glance
Program Type: Crisis Residential
To Make Referrals: Clients referrals are coordinated through the community as well as other referral agencies. Click here to view referral forms.
# of Beds: 16 beds
Who We Serve: Adult residents of Alameda County in California who are diagnosed with serious mental illness, who are experiencing a mental health crisis, and who may have a co-occurring substance use disorder
Hours of Operation: Open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
About the Program: The Jay Mahler Recovery Center is named after a longtime mental health consumer advocate in Alameda County, Jay Mahler. Starting in the 1960s as a student in Berkeley, Mr. Mahler spent years in and out of mental health treatment programs. In the late 60s, after he went back to school to major in psychology, Mr. Mahler helped found Mental Health Consumer Concerns and California Network of Mental Health Clients, was appointed by the Governor to the California Council on Mental Health from 1979-1985, and served on the Alameda County Mental Health Advisory Board, the Fairmont Hospital Advisory Board, and the Eden District Mental Health Committee.
This 16-bed facility includes a full staff of, clinicians, nurses, rehabilitation therapist, residential counselor and peers on-site and on-call 24 hours a day to provide wrap-around support. Services are designed using Evidenced-Based Practices (EBP) such as Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), and Seeking Safety, as well as Telecare’s Recovery-Centered Clinical System (RCCS).