To get help with mental health or substance use challenges, call 949-749-2500

Get Involved to Support Be Well OC

Be Well OC is uniting community members, care providers, and organizations to make compassionate mental health and substance use care more accessible for Orange County residents.

For reoccurring donations or to make one in memory of a loved one please email

Funding Priorities

Whether you are setting up a crowdfunding campaign or making an individual donation, you can direct your contribution to address a variety of different Be Well OC funding priorities. For more information about supporting the work of Be Well OC, please contact Valerie Fryer by emailing

Be Well OC Campuses

Be Well OC’s first regional campus in the City of Orange, our cornerstone location, is a best-in-class regional treatment and wellness hub. It’s a living testament to what can be accomplished when public and private partners work together to ensure sustainability and delivery of care regardless of insurance status. Be Well Irvine, broke ground in 2022 and will be a destination center for the full continuum of mental health and substance use care for children and adults

Mobile Response

Be Well OC Mobile Response Units are staffed with crisis workers experienced in mental health and substance use. Together, these professionals assess and stabilize patients on location, provide information and referrals and, when necessary, transport the patient to a Be Well OC campus.

Named Strategic Funds

Named Strategic Funds can be directed toward innovation, education, excellence, care coordination and accessibility.

Named Impact Funds

Areas of need and high impact include support for the homeless population, youth in need, suicide prevention, and care coordinators dedicated to ensuring that all families have a resource to help link them to treatment and navigate care and recovery.

Campaign Advisory Committee Members

Volunteer leadership bringing private sector support together for transformational change.

Vicki Booth
Anthony Curci
John Curci
Lauri Delson

Tracy Friedmann
Richard Goddard
Lori Gray
Mike Gray

Gloria Luna
Ilona Martin
Jeri McKenna
Diana Morris

Margarita Solazzo
Jeffrey Smith
DeDe Ward
Kyle Wescoat


Put your network to work raising funds for mental health care in Orange County.

A: Yes. Mind OC is the nonprofit behind Be Well OC and was incorporated as a 501(c)(3) organization in September 2018 and donations are tax-deductible.

A: Mind OC’s Federal TIN or EIN is 82-3901590.

A: Mind OC strives to spend less than 3% on fundraising administration for every dollar raised.

A: All donated funds are used exclusively for programs that have a direct, positive impact on the mental health and well-being of Orange County. Each gift received – regardless of purpose or amount – is carefully processed to ensure that the donor(s)’s wishes are honored and that Be Well OC receives the maximum benefit.

A: Yes, donors at any level may designate to a specific program or a fund supporting a Be Well OC initiative that best matches their area of interest. Donors also have the opportunity to give to the area of greatest need.

A: While contributions to Be Well OC are considered tax-deductible, individual circumstances vary depending on a donor’s financial situation. You should consult with your tax attorney/advisor concerning the deductibility of your gift.

A: Be Well OC is not a grant-making foundation. Be Well OC are chartered to raise funds specifically to support the programs and initiatives of Be Well OC.