Tune into #MindfulMondays airing every Monday 7a-7:30a on 1440 AM or on KVON.com to hear from Mental Health Champions

Mentis provides Napa County with bi-lingual professional mental health services to people of every age, stage, and income level.

Let’s celebrate Mentis’ 70th birthday, making them the oldest non-profit in the Napa Valley!

Mentis and Wine Down Media have partnered to educate and empower our community to talk more openly about emotional and mental health. In a weekly #MindfulMondays segments during the KVON Morning Show with Barry Martin, Mentis’ Mental Health Champions and other experts in the field will be sharing information. Get involved and join the conversations!

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May 21, 2018 

Alex Meraud, a mental health therapist at Mentis, details her work with children and teens in Calistoga.

May 14, 2018 

Sarah Barry, a mental health therapist at Mentis, discusses their partnership with Teens Connect, and how both parties work to help adolescents.

May 7, 2018 

Lisa Davison, a mental health therapist at Mentis, talks about her work with elementary-school-aged kids in regard to the recent wildfires, including how traumatic events can affect children and helpful ways to cope.

April 16, 2018 

Bernie Narvaez, a local businessman and Marine Corps veteran, shares his experiences with post-traumatic stress disorder in veterans and how PTSD can be treated.

April 9, 2018 

Napa Police Chief Steve Potter discusses the relationship between law enforcement and people having mental crises, including the tragic events that took place last week.

April 2, 2018 

Tracy Lamb, the Executive Director of NEWS, explains the organization’s purpose, partnership with MENTIS, and how NEWS helps our community.

March 26, 2018 

Rob Weiss, Mentis’ Executive Director, discuss how recent local events could affect Napans’ mental health, and how to cope with these stressors.

March 18, 2018 

Xavia Hendriksz, the Program Coordinator for Mentis’ Healthy Minds-Healthy Aging (HMHA) Program, shares the program’s focus and goals with our host, Barry Martin.

March 12, 2018 

Melinda Lambert, the Program Coordinator for Mentis and Queen of the Valley Medical Center’s Care Network, gives our host, Barry Martin, details about the program.

March 6, 2018 

Liz Marks, Mentis’ Development Director, speaks on the importance of fundraising for mental Health in Napa County, and gives details on Mentis’ annual fundraising gala.

February 26, 2018 

Paula Castaneda, Mentis’ Housing Program Manager, talks about the goal of the program and what it provides for their clients.

February 12, 2018 

Teens Connect Executive Director, Jeni Olsen, discusses the organization’s mission, their collaboration with Mentis, and adolescent mental health.

February 5, 2018  

Jim Featherstone, LCSW, Health and Humane Services Consultant working with the California HOPE (Fire Recovery Program) that Mentis is leading.

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January 29, 2018 

Mentis Board Member & Psychologist, Bret Johnson, joined Barry to speak about the trauma and signs of emotional and mental health.


January 28, 2018 

First Spanish-Language interview on KVON’s “La Voz del Valle”, Sunday at 9am, discussed the importance of getting help. Nico De Luna interviewed Jessica Quinones Mentis’ Mental Health Therapist & Program Leader of California Hope. Between breaks, Jessica conducted a psychologist test on Nico and he spoke about his experience on-air. Great Learnings!

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January 22, 2018 

Mentis & Napa Salvation Army partner up for a Culinary Training program. Peter Juve with Napa Salvation Army speaks to the program’s mental health component.

January 8, 2018 

Mentis Executive Director, Rob Weiss, chats Mentis and why mental and emotional health is important for all.