Darcy Keep has worked in the field of mental health for 36 years, 33 of those years as a psychiatric nurse. Keep came to Cottage Health System in 1998, moving from Fresno to Santa Barbara, to serve as Director of Psychiatric and Chemical Dependency Services and is an avid mental health advocate in our community. Keep earned a BSN from California State University Fresno and an MBA from Western Governors University.
Keep joined the Mental Wellness Center Board of Directors in 2001 and is Chair of the Mental Health Arts Festival Committee. For Darcy, working with the Mental Wellness Center matches her passion and skillset, allowing her to use her clinical experience to support a population that holds a special place in her heart.