The Mental Wellness Center is a private, non-profit organization providing
RECOVERY, EDUCATION AND FAMILY SERVICES
to adults and families affected by mental illness.
The Fellowship Club is open Monday through Friday from 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
Click here for the February calendar in ENGLISH and SPANISH
A FREE program that moves families from despair and isolation to hope and empowerment as it offers
education and support for family members of close relatives with a mental health challenge.
Find out more here
February 4th - April 22nd
Registration Is Open Now
Call 845-3206 or
We're Here to Help You
The Family Advocates at the Mental Wellness Center provide support and guidance to family members of those with a relative with a mental health need. Family Advocates are available to meet one to one offering support and resource information to individual family members. Family Advocates also facilitate weekly support groups in English and Spanish, distribute educational materials, and make referrals to local resources.
Call (805) 845-3206 to reach Carol Hawkes, Family Advocate
or 845-3186 to reach Joe Gonzalez, our Spanish-speaking Family Advocate
Monthly NAMI Dinner & Educational Meeting
Thursday, February 26th 2015
6:30 pm Doors Open (NOTE: DINNER IS NO LONGER SERVED - COFFEE AND COOKIES ONLY)
7:00 pm Speakers (FREE)
Topic: “Substance Abuse Services for Clients with Mental Health Issues”
Speaker: John Doyel, MA, CADC-II, Alcohol and Drug Program Manager,
Santa Barbara County Department of Alcohol, Drug & Mental Health Services
Mr. Doyel will discuss resources and programs available for the treatment of substance abuse in dually diagnosed clients and how to access these resources and programs.
Note: Spanish Translation will be available
617 Garden St. - Downstairs at the Fellowship Club
For questions please contact Contact Carol Hawkes, MWC Family Advocate at chawkes(at)mentalwellnesscenter.org or 884-8440 x3206.
The Mental Wellness Giving Society
The MWGS is a dedicated group of individuals who have committed to a five-year pledge.
Gift of Wellbeing: $1,000 per year for 5 years
Gift of Hope: $5,000 per year for 5 years
Gift of Recovery: $10,000 per year for 5 years
Gift of Visionary Change: $25,000 per year for 5 years
Print the form above and mail to:
Mental Wellness Center
617 Garden St.
Santa Barbara, CA 93101
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