The Road to Helping a Loved One With Mental Illness Can Be a Challenging One, but Transistions - Mental Health Association is Here to Help.
We are now offering Zoom Family Support Groups, an opportunity to receive support via video or phone. Please register with Shawn Ison at 805-540-6571 or firstname.lastname@example.org. We look forward to hearing from you! Download our group flyers here:
San Luis Obispo
English Adult Support Group - for those seeking support who have a loved one over the age of 18
San Luis Obispo and Northern Santa Barbara
English Youth Support Group - for those seeking support who have a loved one under the age of 18
Spanish Youth Support Group - para quienes buscan apoyo y tienen un ser querido bajo la edad de 18 años
I Need Help Supporting a Minor With a Mental Illness
I Need Help Assisting an Adult Loved One With a Mental Illness
Where Can I Find a Family Support Group?
I Need More Education About the Mental Health System
Family Services Staff are available by phone for one on one support, education and resource connection particularly during these challenging times. Please feel free to make contact with any of our staff. *Bilingual services by phone are available as well.
Please see our TMHA Family Services Coronavirus Survival Guide
Family Support Specialists, Adult Services – San Luis Obispo County
Fernando Vasquez: 805-540-6574*
Vivian Soul: 805-540-6572
Family Support Specialists, Youth Services – San Luis Obispo County
Mayra Valencia, Southern SLO County: 805-458-6388*
Jorge Huerta, Northern SLO County: 805-458-2596*
Melanie Davenport, SLO & North Coast: 805-503-0009*
Family Support Specialists, Youth and Adult Services – Northern Santa Barbara County
Maria Perez: 805-441-3325*
Zandra Alfaro-Olea: 805-458-5487*
Family Services Program Manager
Shawn Ison: 805-540-6571
*Bilingual services by phone are available as well.
As always, SLO Hotline is available for reaching out any time: 1-800-783-0607