Tag Archives: mental health

Courtney Cazenave Joins Family Service Agency Board of Directors Family Service Agency

Family Service Agency (FSA) of Santa Barbara County, also known as Santa Maria Valley Youth and Family Center and Guadalupe’s […more…]

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Seniors experiencing depression or related mental health challenges have a new resource to help them retain their independence and improve […more…]

Ending Veteran Homelessness New Beginnings

New Beginnings has an ambitious and lofty goal for 2025: ending veteran homelessness in Santa Barbara County. It’s not a […more…]

Family Service Agency’s ‘Whole-Person’ Approach Provides Life-Sustaining Help Family Service Agency

Family Service Agency’s (FSA) work is the very stuff that powers a vibrant community from within and makes it whole. […more…]

New Beginnings New Beginnings

When New Beginnings began serving Santa Barbara as a nonprofit half a century ago, providing confidential, therapeutic psychological testing, assessment, […more…]

Safety for Those Who Need It Most New Beginnings

New Beginnings Executive Director Kristine Schwarz swung into action after learning that a nursing home was about to release one […more…]

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Across Santa Barbara County, as is true around the country, more children and adolescents are experiencing challenges to emotional well-being, […more…]

Family Service Agency Elects New Board Co-Presidents, Officers Family Service Agency

Family Service Agency (FSA) of Santa Barbara County announced that it has voted in a new slate of leadership for […more…]

Light Up Green for Mental Health Month Family Service Agency

Family Service Agency Advocates for Mental Wellness May is the time to raise awareness of those living with mental or […more…]

Family Service Agency Event Brings Awareness to Youth Mental Health Needs Family Service Agency

Virtual and In-Person Presentations on Thursday, May 12 Coinciding with Mental Health Awareness Month in May, Family Service Agency (FSA) […more…]

Community Counseling and Education Center Community Counseling and Education Center

“What a difference a day makes, 24 little hours,” Dinah Washington sang in 1959. “What a difference a day made, […more…]

A Place to Be (and Become) Mental Wellness Center

On any given weekday, as many as 100 community members living with mental illness enter through the blue doors and […more…]

Family Ties Family Service Agency

Family Service Agency is a Santa Barbara institution, as much a part of local history as major landmarks like the […more…]

Stemming Santa Barbara’s Mental Health Crisis Community Counseling and Education Center

Mariela Marin gets anxious any time they look at the waitlist of people seeking mental health services. On a typical […more…]

‘Mainstream Topic’: Pandemic Puts Mental Wellness Center in Spotlight Mental Wellness Center

It’s just a coincidence that World Mental Health Day falls right in the middle of the circulation for this week’s […more…]

CALM Pleased to Announce New Board Member Jon Clark CALM

Jon Clark has been named to the CALM (Child Abuse Listening Mediation) Board of Trustees. He will be instrumental in […more…]

Mental Health Awareness Doesn’t End in May for the Mental Wellness Center Mental Wellness Center

Throughout the pandemic, many people who had never experienced mental health challenges found themselves struggling for the first time. If […more…]

New Beginnings New Beginnings

When COVID-19 first closed down in-person meetings, everyone hurried to figure out online opportunities. But New Beginnings Counseling Center (NBCC) […more…]

Why Give? Santa Barbara Foundation

My parents, Michael and Gail Towbes, moved to Santa Barbara County in 1957, and from the beginning, they were deeply […more…]

A New Beginning for Santa Barbara’s Most Vulnerable New Beginnings

While New Beginnings’ work began with its counseling services more than 50 years ago, it has grown into a countywide […more…]

Changing Course Mental Wellness Center

For nearly 75 years, the aim of Santa Barbara’s Mental Wellness Center has been to help adults living with mental […more…]