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NAMI Speaker Meeting

  • Mental Wellness Center 617 Garden Street Santa Barbara, CA, 93101 United States (map)

Presenter: Jeff Gaddess, Residential Services Manager at the Mental Wellness Center

Topic: Navigating the Maze - The Types of Mental Health Housing in Santa Barbara

6:30pm Coffee

7:00-8:30pm Meeting

For individuals living with a mental health disorders in our community, finding safe, affordable housing is a daunting challenge is critical to the recovery process.  In our community, there are no quick or easy solutions.  Nonetheless as clients or family members we need to understand the myriad of types of mental health housing as well as requirements of each.  Jeff will describe the various levels of mental health housing ranging from emergency shelter to transitional housing to permanent housing running the gamut from intensely supported to fully independent.  He will also describe the purpose and general admission requirements for each type of housing.  Following the presentation, he will take questions from the audience.                                           

 For more information:  contact Ramona Winner, Family Advocate at 884-8440, ext. 3206;


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