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Hours of Operation: Mon - Fri 8:00am - 8:00pm

´╗┐Welcome to Bethesda

Who We Are

A Center for Faith and Wellness Connection

We are a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization created by individuals who have enriched their lives through the Love and Mercy of God and  through their own wellness journey. Bethesda's goal is to educate and promote faith and wellness through innovative approaches to treat the whole person. Providing  programs and services in-house and throughout the communities in Contra Costa County, Statewide and beyond.

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Bethesda Center Board of Directors

Veronica Mc Manus, CEO - Founder, Programs Director
Tamara Hunter, President
Mercedes Marquez, CFO
Noor Al Forsland, Secretary

Founding Board(left to right): Chree Mimms - President, Mercedes Marquez - CFO, Veronica Mc Manus - CEO-Founder and Programs Director, Tamara Hunter - Vice President, Noor Al Forsland - Secretary, and Pastor George Mimms


We offer programs and services to promote the practice of Healthy Lifestyles to achieve body, mind, soul and spiritual wellness that may help manage the symptoms of mental and physical illnesses. We seek to create partnerships with local entities and groups to achieve our mission objectives.

Coffee Cup (Peer) Counseling
Life Coaching
Informative workshops open to the community at large.
Educational and informative presentations and Workshops to faith communities
Faith Based Support Groups and Workshops for those with mental illness diagnosis, and their families and/or caregivers.
Evidence Based Psycho-Education workshops, Classes and Support Groups for those with a mental illness diagnosis and their families and/or caregivers.
Mindfulness Sessions, Guided Meditation, Solution Focus Therapeutic Approaches, Nutrition Workshops(Mindful Eating), and much more...


Free Consultation on how to achieve healthy life styles, self-care  and support for those afflicted by emotional, mental and physical challenges.


Mental Health Awareness Week October 2019

 Praise-Worship and Pray for Metal Health

Suicide Awareness Month September 2019

 Workshop Training:

Suicide and Mental Health Awareness

August 2019 Annual Congreso Familiar Conference at Chabot College, Hayward CA

Workshop Presentation: Signs and Symptoms of Mental Illness in Children and Adolescents

June 2018 Network and Promotional Presentation at Putnam Clubhouse, Concord CA

August 2018 Mental Health Workshop / Presentation at Congreso Familiar, Chabot College 

August 2018 MDUSD Back to School Mental Health Workshop for Parents and Caregivers, Concord CA


We would like to hear from you! Contact us with your questions and/or comments. Thank you.