Program of the Year - ALLY - Helps South Bay Youths

Program of the Year - ALLY - Helps South Bay Youths


Paradise Valley Hospital's ALLY Program was just selected as the 2014 Behavioral Health Services Program of the Year. ALLY stands for "Advocating, Listening and Leading our Youth."

"It is with great pleasure that I announce that ALLY has been selected as the Program of the Year," said Alfredo Aguirre, director of Behavior Health Services for the San Diego County Health and Human Services Agency. "This program has provided multicultural outpatient services to San Diego's South Bay community for the past 14 years."

ALLY provides therapeutic services to students and their families. This program is designed to assist youth with getting through critical times in their lives, which may manifest in significant behavioral changes, at home, school or in the community.

"The ALLY program is so deserving of this award," said Robyn Ramsey, director of the hospital's Bayview Behavioral Health Outpatient Programs. "This team is comprised of exceptional individuals who are committed to seeing youth and families heal and progress. The energy, passion and dedication I see from this team consistently inspires me!"

ALLY services include:

  • Mental Health Counseling – Individual, Group and Family Therapy
  • Comprehensive Psycho/Social Assessment and Treatment Plan
  • Medication Support
  • Crisis Intervention
  • Case Management
  • Therapeutic Groups and Classes:
  • Valuing Self-esteem
  • Feelings Group
  • Anger Management
  • Multi-family Group for three to five families to share experiences

"Please join me in congratulating Paradise Valley Hospital's Prime ALLY Program on their many achievements," added Aguirre.

In addition, Paradise Valley Hospital behavioral staff was recognized for their work in the South Bay community, including Corey Hise as Manager of the Year and Rebecca Webb as Administrative Support Staff of the Year.

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