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County of Madera


Madera County 311

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The Madera County 311 call center is now open to service you.  You can dial 311 anywhere within Madera County…

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On January 17, 2014, the Governor of California proclaimed a state of emergency due to the current drought conditions. On…

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Behavioral Health Services

Vision Statement

We envision a world where all persons with addictions and mental illness can achieve recovery and can live with dignity and respect as valued members of their families and communities.

Mission Statement

To promote the prevention of and recovery from mental illness and substance abuse for the individuals, families, and communities we serve by providing accessible, caring, and culturally competent services.

Core Values

We, the employees of Madera County Behavioral Health Services, value:

  • The promotion of wellness and recovery.
  • The integrity of individual and organizational actions.
  • The dignity, worth, and diversity of all people.
  • The importance of human relationships.
  • The contribution of each employee. 

The Each Mind Matters campaign is a statewide initiative to change the way people think about persons with mental illness. This video is an integral part of the campaign. It presents the real life stories of a broad range of people who have overcome the disability caused by mental illness and gone on to live healthy and productive lives. Please click on the link below to view the video.

Each Mind Matters A New State of Mind | Each Mind Matters Stigma and Discrimination CampaignA New State of Mind: Ending the Stigma of Mental Illness (HD) from Each Mind Matters

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Contact BHS

Madera County Behavioral Health Services
209 E. 7th Street
Madera, CA 93639
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Toll Free: 888-275-9779

Spotlight - BHS

Beth (Elizabeth) Kosinski - BHS

Beth Kosinski_-_Spotlight

How long have you worked for the County? Almost 18 years
What do you like most about your job? The variety and challenges of my job, the great team I work with, and being able to assist our clients.
Why did you decide to work for the County? I was just looking for a job and was interested in the Mental Health Department.
What is your most memorable accomplishment during your County career? Being able to expand my knowledge of what the department is all about and getting the opportunity to move into medical records.
When I'm not at work you can find me... At this time I am looking for a new home which is very time consuming.  Other then that I am spending time with family/friends, walking the dogs, or doing work in the yard.
What was your first job? Working as a clerk in a department store in Massachusetts.
What is your favorite food? Oh I like most foods...LOL. Enjoy trying new things as well.
What is your favorite kind of music? No one favorite, I listen to a variety except rap.
What is your favorite sports team? New England Patriots and the Boston Red Sox.
If you were to travel anywhere in the world for a dream vacation, where would it be? I think maybe an island surrounded by water, maybe the Bahamas.
Where do you see yourself in five years? Probably still working, established in a new home, and maybe becoming a grandma.

General County Contact

General County Contact
200 W. 4th Street
Madera, CA 93637
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For non-emergency information or service, dial 311