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After a three-year pause, the Cottage Mental Health Fair is back in person. The purpose of the fair is to provide information about mental illness, substance use disorders and services in the community.

This year’s fair will be held at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital on Saturday, May 6, 10 a.m. – 2 p.m.

The event will feature 15-20 community nonprofit agencies covering topics ranging from mental health and wellness, substance use disorders, community resources, wellness and recovery.

As part of the event, a presentation will be offered from 11:30 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.:

The Opioid Crisis: Fentanyl and Overdose – How to Save a Life with Narcan

Speaker: Morgan Gatzlaff, PharmD Board Certified Psychiatric Pharmacist, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital

All are welcome. No registration is required. Enter and check in at the hospital’s main entrance on Pueblo Street. Validated parking is available in the visitor’s parking structure located on the corner of Pueblo and Castillo St. For more information, contact Frances McKinney at 805-569-7471 or

To commemorate National Mental Health Month, the Mental Health Fair is held annually in May at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital. Visit to learn more.

About Cottage Health

The not-for-profit Cottage Health is the leader in providing advanced medical care to the Central Coast region.  Specialties include the Cottage Children’s Medical Center, Level 1 Trauma Center, Neuroscience Institute, Heart & Vascular Center, Center for Orthopedics, and Rehabilitation Hospital. The Cottage Health medical staff is comprised of more than 700 physicians, many with subspecialties typically found only at university medical centers. Last year, the Cottage Health hospitals in Goleta, Santa Barbara and Santa Ynez Valley provided inpatient care for 19,000 people, treated 81,000 patients through their 24-hour emergency departments and helped deliver 2,000 newborns.


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