January Speaker Meeting


Thursday, January 24, 2019, 6:30-8:30 P.M.

Fellowship Club at the Mental Wellness Center, Santa Barbara.
Free – Open to Public

Please join us for coffee and dessert at 6:30 pm; Program at 7:00

Topic: Mental health coverage for Medi-Cal beneficiaries outside of County Mental Health
Speaker:  Amanda Pyper, Clinical Integration Development Manager & Dr Takashi Wada, Chief Medical Office, CenCal Health

Description:  CenCal Health is the health insurance plan for individuals who have Medi-Cal in Santa Barbara and San Luis Obispo counties.  CenCal is responsible for all medical and non-specialty mental health services & transportation services for Medi-Cal beneficiaries.   The presentation will provide information on the mental health services covered by CenCal, how to access these services and the collaboration between CenCal and County Mental Health to ensure a continuum of care for mental health services.  Efforts towards whole person care (integration of mental health, medical care and substance abuse services) will be reviewed as well.

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


Mental Wellness Center
617 Garden Street, Santa Barbara, CA, 93101