Mental Health: Demystifying the Stigma

Special thanks to our amazing panel of Mental Health resource professionals who this evening provided invaluable information about a multitude of services available in Santa Barbara County, including crisis services; resources for children and teens; adult and senior services and more. 

Our “Mental Health: Demystifying the Stigma” panelists were:

  • Michael Dixon, Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Lompoc Valley Medical Center; and clinical practitioner for Crisis services
  • Sarah Adams, Licensed Clinical Social Worker-Behavioral Health Specialist, Lompoc Health Care Center
  • Will Fuller, Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist, Youth and Family Behavioral Health Program Supervisor, Family Service Agency (FSA) 
  • Sandy Rives, Program Supervisor, Transitions-Mental Health Association/Helping Hands of Lompoc
  • Yvonne Nelson, Lompoc Regional Manager, Child Abuse Listening Mediation (CALM)
  • Michael W. Allen, West County Crisis Services Programs Supervisor, Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness 
  • Dr. Ruby Agoha, psychiatrist, Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness
  • Melana Serka, Licensed Marriage, Family Therapist, Santa Barbara County Department of Behavioral Wellness