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2015 Directory of ADMHS Programs and Services

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The Department of Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Services (ADMHS) provides treatment, rehabilitation and support services to approximately 7,600 clients with mental illness and 4,500 clients with substance use disorders annually. If you or a family member or friend is in need services, click here.

Systems ChangeIt's an exciting time for the substance use and mental health field in Santa Barbara County as we co-create a more collaborative multi-disciplinary system of care to better serve our clients, their families, and the broader community. Click here for more information.   A brochure introducing systems change is available in English and Spanish.

Mental Health Programs: The Department is responsible for ensuring the provision of mental health services mandated by the State of California for children with serious emotional disturbance, adults with serious mental illness and all Medi-Cal beneficiaries with specialty mental health needs. 

Alcohol and Drug Programs:  The Department’s Alcohol and Drug Program Division (ADP) has responsibility for ensuring the delivery of publicly funded alcohol and drug prevention, early intervention, treatment and recovery support services. 

Please submit feedback about this web site hereQuestions?  Email admhswebmaster@co.santa-barbara.ca.us  

News and Features

June 29 (Santa Barbara), MHSA Stakeholder Forum, Cencal Health, 4050 Calle Real, Santa Barbara. Details here.

July Community Wellness Program Calendar (Santa Barbara)

July Fellowship Calendar English | Spanish

July 9 (Santa Barbara, Santa Maria, Lompoc), Law and Ethics for ADMHS and ADMHS-Contracted Providers – HIPAA, Confidentiality and MDTsDetails here.

July 14 (Santa Barbara), Safe Disposal of Drugs, Community Meeting, Public Health Department Auditorium, Santa Barbara, details here.

July 16 (Santa Maria), Safe Disposal of Drugs, Community Meeting, Santa Maria Public Library, details here.

July 25 (Santa Barbara), Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act.  Details here.

September 10 (Carpinteria), Candlelight Vigil in recognition of World Suicide Day, Linden Field, 7-8 pm.

Advisory Board on Alcohol and Drug Problems Mental Health Commission