YOUTH & FAMILY MENTAL HEALTH & WELLNESS
Find youth behavioral health and wellness resources for Santa Barbara County in our directory for ages 0-25 and their families.
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Through professional development, consulting, and facilitation of meaningful gatherings, we support people and organizations to make meaning of current challenges, repair and strengthen relationships, and develop culture that advances well-being for all.
For nearly 75 years, the Mental Wellness Center has been building hope for individuals and families, providing support in recovery and raising awareness of mental health within the Santa Barbara community.
The Mental Wellness Center provides mental health education to local students, a residential services program which safely provides a home to more than 100 community members across seven residential sites, and serves individuals & families impacted by mental illness through support groups, employment services and social connection programs like the Fellowship Club, an on-site social day club and safe space with resources for those living with mental health challenges.
Mi Vida, Mi Voz (MVMV) is an initiative of Hospice of Santa Barbara focused on collecting information about community resources in five basic categories: Health; Basic Needs (food, financial support, housing, legal); Mental Health; Children & Families; and Seniors. The initial emphasis was health and basic needs information during COVID-19. MVMV ensures the information is bilingual, accurate, and relevant and partners with trusted networks of community leaders to ensure this information is disseminated through methods already utilized by the Spanish-speaking community.
Acacia Counseling and Wellness offers individuals (18+ years), couples, and group therapy as well as psychiatric services. We offer both short and long-term treatment. Acacia Counseling and Wellness offers psychotherapy and psychiatric services in two locations, located within walking, busing, or biking distance from UC Santa Barbara.
Mission Harbor offers individual and group therapy for mental health conditions such as depression, anxiety, trauma, and substance use disorder. We offer separate group tracks to help forge community and connection. Individual therapy modalities include EMDR for trauma, ERP for OCD, CBT and DBT.
Mission Scholars uses comprehensive college admissions guidance, mentorship, and career development training to help exceptional low-income students reach their full potential and become a force for change in their communities.