Who We Are
Mental Health Insights (formally Bipolar Insights) – Founded July 1998
Bipolar Insights / Mental Health Educational Center is a non-profit 501(c)(3) Corporation (Kindred Spirit), dedicated to aid and support persons diagnosed with bipolar disorder, their families, and the community. Bipolar Insights was established in July 1998 to address the mental health needs of those who have bipolar disorder. It is our mission to educate the community by removing the prominent misconceptions surrounding mental health. Our goal is to educate families affected by mental health through a low cost education center, support, counseling, literature, and seminars.
With the growing need for mental health support, attendance at Bipolar Insights / Mental Health has grown by 70% over the years. Referrals for information has exceeded over 5,000 clients both locally and throughout the nation. 90% of those who attend a Bipolar Insights classes regularly have maintained balance for several years. The organization serves the Sierra Foothills, including El Dorado, Placer and Sacramento counties.
In 2008, Bipolar Insights growth expanded their service and opened a second educational site in Placerville, California.
In 2015 Bipolar Insights expanded their service to include to all mental health needs.
In 2019, Bipolar Insights / Mental Health Educational Center changed its name to Mental Health Insights.
Marcia Rose, Founder, CEO
James Witschner, Founder, Board of Director
Michelle Wimett, Board of Director
Ollie Mack, J.D., M.D. Psychiatrist, Advisor
Mental Health Insights
897 Union Street
Placerville, CA 95667