Mental Wellness Programs

If you or someone you love is feeling like you need a little more support right now, or someone to talk to, please call our Wellness Line. If we cannot answer your question immediately, we will work with you to find the appropriate resource.

Mental Wellness

If you or someone you love is feeling like you need a little more support right now, or someone to talk to, please call our Wellness Line. If we cannot answer your question immediately, we will work with you to find the appropriate resource.

Wellness Line (805) 653-5045
Call Center is available Mon-Sat, 9 am to 5 pm
Peer Support 9 am to 8 pm
The Wellness Center

Wellness Center 

A peer support program staffed by Peer Support Specialists. This innovative program is based on the nationwide movement to integrate peer staff into mental health services demonstrating the importance of self-help and peer programs as a part of mental wellness. Learn More.

Growing Works Program

Growing Works

Growing Works is an innovative, wholesale California native and drought tolerant plant nursery established to provide supportive employment and horticultural therapy to people with mental health challenges who are referred by VCBH. Learn More.

Rehabilitation and Recovery Programs

Oxnard Clubhouse located on 5th Street in Oxnard and New Visions Center located in Ventura are rehabilitation centers offering members struggling with severe mental illnesses a place to learn:

  • Symptom management skills
  • Improve their community living skills
  • Learn to live more independently
  • Engage in work and productive activities
  • Participate in recreational activities
  • Become integrated back into our community
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R.I.S.E.

The R.I.S.E. program is for VCBH clients who suffer from or appear to suffer from a mental illness of some kind and who are either unable or unwilling to access further treatment. Learn More.

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Mobile Wellness

Mobile Wellness provides Peer Support Services in 7 facilities throughout Ventura County that provide housing for individuals with serious mental health challenges.
Learn More.

Stories and Support for Mental Wellness

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Closing the Gap Between Food Insecurity

What’s food got to do with it? We all know that good food choices lead to better physical health and well-being. But, good food choices are also a major contributor to psychological well-being. The scientific relationship between what we eat and how we feel is known as “Nutritional Psychology.” Harvard has a great article explaining

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Flu Season + COVID19 can Bring Extra Anxiety

COVID-19 continues to be on our mind — but don’t forget that flu season is here too. Ventura County, Health Care Agency, has free Community Flu Clinics available. Vaccine schedule It’s natural to feel concerned and even a little anxious about the news of a surge of COVID-19 cases and the upcoming flu season. Some concern

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United Way Day of Caring

United Way of Ventura County Day of Caring

Thank you to United Way of Ventura County Day of Caring, 30 volunteers from Solarflexion Inc, Downtown Rotary, and Rotaract who came out to install solar panels at Turning Point’s River Haven. Five Tiny Houses now have solar power! A big thank you to Solarflexion Inc , for their donation of all the components we

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