Mental Health Fair
The public is invited to attend the Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Mental Health Fair on Saturday, May 20, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., in Burtness Auditorium (enter the hospital at the Bath Street entrance). More than 20 nonprofit agencies from the community will be participating and providing free information at this event. No reservations are needed.
Local mental health professionals will offer information on a variety of topics, including mental health, chemical dependency, community resources, wellness and recovery. Two lectures will also be presented: Officer Keld Hove, who specializes in Restorative Policing at the Santa Barbara Police Department, will speak about mental illness and homelessness in Santa Barbara. Dr. Paul Erickson, Medical Director of Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine at Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital, will discuss adolescent depression and suicide.
The Mental Health Fair takes place in the month of May to commemorate National Mental Health Month. The event is sponsored by Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine.
Featuring Information On:
- Mental Health
- Chemical Dependency
- Community Resources
- Wellness and Recovery
11:00 AM - Officer Keld Hove, Restorative Policing Santa Barbara Police Department
Mental Illness and Homelessness in Our Community
12 NOON - Paul Erickson, MD, Medical Director, Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine - Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Adolescent Depression and Suicide
Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital
Corner of Bath St. and Pueblo St., Santa Barbara
Burtness Auditorium (please enter through the Bath St. lobby)
More than 20 local nonprofit agencies will be represented.