Youth & Family Resources

IN SANTA BARBARA COUNTY

We realize it can be overwhelming when your child starts to struggle with a mental health issue and we want to support parents and caregivers in being able to intervene early and get the support they need. YouthWell works collaboratively with our Santa Barbara County community organizations to simplify access to resources for youth through age 25 and their families.

Resource Directory

Find a complete list of organizations providing youth and family mental health and wellness services in Santa Barbara County. Find crisis resources, therapists, treatment programs, parent and youth support groups, and more.

Community Calendar

Find support groups for parents and youth, workshops, parenting classes, youth classes, volunteer opportunities for youth, and more. 

Tips for Navigating

Find tools and learn more about mental health disorders, how to choose a program, questions to ask a therapist, insurance terms, screening tools, etc. 

Books & Articles

Find books, articles, and videos. Parents, it can make all the difference to educate yourself to better understand how to support your child.

Rack Cards

Find materials we have created for youth, parents, and teachers with self-care tips, resources, and more. Find handouts from our workshops.

Wellness Workshops

Provide a platform for students (10-25), parents, and those working with youth to learn tools for managing their mental wellness and practicing self-care. Spanish interpretation provided.

contact us

How can we support you? Share your experiences and ideas of how we as a community can support youth and families struggling with mental health.

thank you

Deckers Brands, SB Foundation, Cottage Population Health, Towbes Foundation, Mosher Foundation, Williams Corbett Foundation, Hutton Parker Foundation, and our community donors!  View YouthWell Team, Partners & Advisory Board