Mental Wellness Center Extends Family Advocate Hours for Community Members
Family members of individuals living with a mental illness encouraged to contact the Family Advocate for information, education and support
SANTA BARBARA, September 27, 2016 — The Mental Wellness Center is pleased to announce it has extended the hours of its Family Advocate, offering everyone in the community access to information, support and resources related to mental health for a family member or loved one.
“At whatever point along the mental health spectrum you find yourself or your family, the most important thing to know is that you are not alone,” said Annmarie Cameron, CEO of the Mental Wellness Center. “Our Family Advocate is here to meet the needs of family members, significant others or caregivers of those living with a mental illness as they navigate what can often be a difficult and confusing time. Our advocate is committed to helping family members every step of the way.”
Family members seeking information, guidance, or resources for treatment are encouraged to contact the Family Advocate.
The Mental Wellness Center’s Family Advocate is available Monday through Friday from 9:00am to 5:00pm with new extended hours on Thursdays from 5:00-6:00pm (by appointment).
Individuals can reach the Family Advocate by phone at 805-884-8440 x3206 or in person on the second floor of the Mental Wellness Center, 617 Garden Street in Santa Barbara. Services are offered to the community free of charge. Spanish language services are also available.
For more information about the Mental Wellness Center, please call (805) 884-8440 or visit www.mentalwellnesscenter.org.
About the Mental Wellness Center
The Mental Wellness Center is a private, non-profit organization providing recovery, education, and support services for individuals affected by mental illness including youth, adults, families and the community.