NAMI Monthly Speaker Meeting

Thursday, April 25, 2019, 6:30-8:30 P.M.

Fellowship Club at the Mental Wellness Center 617 Garden Street, Santa Barbara
Free – Open to Public

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

Topic: Care in a Psychiatric Facility – What to Expect 

Speakers:
Laura Zeitz, RN – Division Chief: PHF Admin/Housing & Placements, Behavioral Wellness Dept 
Jennifer Hidrobo, LCSW – PHF Facility Manager, Behavioral. Wellness Dept. 
Gonzalo Gonzales, AMFT, Case Manager/Counselor, Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital 
Nicole De Oliveira, RN, Clinical Nurse II, Psychiatry and Addiction Medicine, Santa Barbara Cottage Hospital 

Speakers will describe a typical day in a psychiatric hospital – procedures, programs, medications, patients’ rights and the role of parents/family. The program will describe how it works in a private voluntary setting as well as in an involuntary locked unit setting. After brief presentations there will be time for audience questions. 

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

rwinner@mentalwellnesscenter.org