En Español TMHA’s Behavioral Health Navigators consists of a highly dedicated team of peers who strive to inspire others who are living with mental illness. We draw upon our unique experiences to provide guidance on the journey to recovery.
TMHA is committed to reaching out within our community with vital resources, trainings, advocacy and education. At the same time, we build community through a range of programs that are provided free of charge and without a need for referral.
En Español With locations in San Luis Obispo, Arroyo Grande, and Atascadero, TMHA's Wellness Centers offer person-centered, recovery-based supports designed for life enrichment and personal development. Daily programs provide peer support, community resources, recovery education, social skill development and various wellness workshops. All three Wellness Centers are open at this time. Individuals interested in becoming a member can reach out to Hope House, San Luis Obispo 805-541-6813 * Life House, Atascadero 805-464-0512 * Safe Haven, Arroyo Grande 805-489-9659
En Español Run entirely by peers – people in mental health recovery – the Santa Maria and Lompoc Recovery Learning Communities (RLCs) provide a combination of wellness and recovery-oriented services in comfortable, supportive meeting places. The RLCs are not currently open to the public, but please don't hesitate to contact staff at Santa Maria 805-928-0139 or Lompoc 805-819-0460. Download and print our Referral Form below:
En Español Central Coast Hotline is a confidential mental health guidance, crisis and suicide prevention Hotline which also provides mental health resource information. We are here for you 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. Free of charge. Text or Call, any time: 800-783-0607.
En Español PAAT is a committee of peers that work to advocate for those served by the mental health system, educate our community about mental illness, promote wellness and recovery, reduce stigma, and provide support for those living with mental illness.
En Español Originating with our North Santa Barbara Recovery Learning Communities, LEAD is a team of adults with lived experience of a mental illness who speak to the community and advocate for important changes in local policy. The program represents a new generation of community leaders, deeply invested in the cause of mental health advocacy and accurately and empathically represents its peers in the process.
En Español In order to reduce stigma and promote wellness and recovery throughout our community, it’s necessary to provide education and insight into what it’s like to live well with a mental illness. In many of our presentations, one or several people with lived experience of mental illness will share their personal stories with the audience, discussing their struggles and their journey to recovery.