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San Jose Mental Health Services for Teens & Adolescents

With Evolve, your teen can access comprehensive care and support specifically tailored for residents of San Jose. Our specialized mental health services are crafted to meet the needs of San Jose’s diverse community, offering interventions for depression, anxiety, borderline personality, self-harm, bipolar disorder, and dual diagnoses. 

Understanding Mental Health

What is Mental Health?:

“Mental health” refers to a person’s emotional, psychological, and social wellbeing, shaping their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors.

It plays a crucial role in influencing how people perceive, react to, and interact with the world around them, ultimately impacting their ability to manage stress, form relationships, and make decisions effectively.

The Importance of Mental Health
Importance of Mental Health

The Importance of Mental Health:

According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), “Fifty percent of all lifetime mental illness begins by age 14, and 75% by age 24. So, to treat mental health conditions early, it’s critical that we increase services available to young people.” Research shows that early intervention for mental health issues, which means before they become a crisis, can lead to better long-term results.

San Jose-Tailored Mental Health Services at Evolve

At Evolve, our dedicated team offers tailored mental health services for the youth of San Jose. We address a range of concerns, including:

  • Depression 
  • Anxiety
  • Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)
  • Trauma and Stressor-Related Disorders
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Personality Disorders
  • Bipolar Disorder 
  • Gender Dysphoria
  • Psychosis
  • …and more

Evolve's Approach to Mental Health in San Jose

Our approach to mental health is centered on personalized care and evidence-based interventions, acknowledging the unique needs of the San Jose community. Evolve’s programs provide Dialectical Behavioral Therapy skills training. Research supports the use of DBT skills training as an effective intervention for reducing emotion dysregulation, self-harm, suicidal behaviors, and other mental health challenges our teen clients face. These skills improve clinical outcomes, and teach teens how to increase focus and control of the mind, regulate emotions, tolerate distress, decrease impulsivity, and build and maintain relationships with family, peers, and others. With a focus on holistic well-being, Evolve is committed to empowering teens on their unique journey to mental health.

We Have Worked with the Following Insurance Providers:

Insurance Accepted​

Evolve works with most private insurance companies on an in-network and out-of-network basis. We talk to your insurance provider and advocate for you to maximize your benefits at every level of care.

We do not accept Medi-Cal or Medicaid.
We are in-network with:

Don’t see your provider?

Don’t worry, we work with most private insurance companies!

Get San Jose Mental Health Support Today

If your teen is facing mental health challenges in San Jose, Evolve is here to provide dedicated support. Our tailored programs offer comprehensive mental health services, addressing conditions like depression and anxiety. Take a proactive step towards well-being by reaching out to Evolve in San Jose. You’ll connect with our compassionate team to access specialized care that can transform your life.

Frequently Asked Questions About Mental Health Treatment in San Jose, CA

Evolve in San Jose offers a range of mental health services for teens struggling with mental health, substance use, and dual diagnosis, including individual and group therapy, psychiatric evaluations, medication management, support groups, crisis intervention, and school-based mental health programs.

According to the California Board of Behavioral Sciences, “Existing law in both the Health and Safety Code and the Family Code establishes that young people 12 and older may consent to outpatient mental health treatment or counseling in certain circumstances without a parent or guardian’s consent.”

Yes, at Evolve, we offer specialized mental health services in San Jose tailored to the needs of LGBTQ+ teens, providing culturally competent and affirming care. These services include therapy, support groups, and educational resources.

The cost of mental health services for teens in San Jose can vary depending on factors such as insurance coverage, type of service, and provider. Some services may be covered by insurance, while others may offer sliding scale fees or free options for those in need. Reach out to our admissions team, and they’ll guide you through the insurance verification process. If you don’t have insurance, or it doesn’t cover the full cost of treatment, we can work out a payment plan so your teen can get the help they need. 

Evolve works with most private insurance companies on an in-network and out-of-network basis. We talk to your insurance provider and advocate for you to maximize your benefits at every level of care. We do not accept Medi-Cal or Medicaid.

If a teen is in crisis and needs immediate mental health support in San Jose, they can contact local crisis hotlines, seek assistance from school counselors or trusted adults, or go to the nearest emergency room for evaluation and intervention. If you’re experiencing a mental health crisis in San Jose, here are a few ways to get help:

  • Call 9-8-8 for area code 408, 650 or 669. 
  • For all other area codes, call 800-704-0900 and press 1
  • Text RENEW to 741441 (Crisis Text Line)

Yes, there are support groups and peer-led programs for teens in San Jose, covering various mental health issues. These may be offered through mental health clinics, community organizations, schools, or online platforms. At Evolve, we also offer a FREE parent support group every Thursday at 10AM.