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Mental Health


  1. Santa Barbara County 24 Hour Crisis Response and Service Access Line: (888) 868-1649.
    For medical emergencies call 911.
    Linea de Acceso para Servicios y Crisis, Gratuito y Disponible las 24 Horas del dia: (888) 868-1649.
    Para emergencias medicas, llame al 911.
  2. Behavioral Wellness- Children's Mental Health
    Mental health counseling for children
    (805) 934-6385

  3. Behavioral Wellness – Adult Mental Health Services
    Mental health counseling for adults
    (805) 934-6380

  4. Safe Alternatives for Treating Youth (SAFTY): (888) 334-2777

    Mobile Crisis Response for Mental Health Emergencies service available from 8 AM to 8 PM daily to all Santa Barbara County children and any youth the age 20 and under. SAFTY provides quick and accessible service to families by providing specialized crisis intervention, in-home support and linkage to county Alcohol, Drug, and Mental Health Services or other appropriate services. Working in collaboration with the child’s existing service providers, SAFTY seeks to keep youth and families safe in their homes and communities.

  5. CALM (805) 614-9160

    Mental health counseling for children

  6. CARES – Crisis & Recovery Emergency Services (805) 803-8700

    Mental health counseling for adults in north county

  7. Family Service Agency/ Santa Maria Valley Youth & Family Center (805) 928-1707

    Mental health counseling for all ages

  8. Suicide Prevention Hotline 1-800-273-8255