NAMI Temecula Valley Monthly Forum

The Assistance League Thrift Shop
Large Meeting Room
28720 Vía Montezuma
Temecula, CA 92590

Third Wednesday of every month
6:00-8:00 pm

September 20th  - Special Guest Speaker Mr. Russ Sprague


Russ Sprague has been a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist for the past 25 years and is currently the Behavioral Health Supervisor for the Temecula Adult Outpatient Clinic for the past 6 years. He has worked for Riverside County Behavioral Health for 23 years, the first 14 of those years as a Children’s Therapist, then he spent 3 years as an Adult Therapist, before finally being promoted to Supervisor of both the Temecula Adults and Temecula Children’s Clinics as well as Supervisor for Mental Health Services at the Southwest Juvenile Detention Center.

During his time with the county he has worked on a wide variety of programs, including the inaugural Mid-County Cultural Competency Committee, the D-VERT Domestic Violence Emergency Response Team grant in conjunction with the Riverside County Sheriff’s Department, became certified as a trainer in DTQI- an evidence-based treatment for depression in adolescents, provided CEU Continuing Education Trainings for department staff, and is currently the Co-chair of the All-County Supervisors group.
Even more important than all of this, he is happily married for the past 32 years and has raised two wonderful adult children- both of whom are fully employed and not living at home!!