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CADA Town Hall Meeting

Our CADA Town Hall Meeting is taking place next Wednesday night, April 25th, at the Veteran’s Memorial Building. We have a strong line-up of expert panelists to help answer questions. It should be quite informative and engaging!

Highlights of the Event:

  • Free dinner (5:30).  Each table will have a table host to prompt purposeful conversations between parents, teens, and community members
  • Introduction/proclamation by Santa Barbara Mayor, Cathy Murillo
  • A panel to discuss teen drug and alcohol and mental health issues and answer your questions (6:30)
  • Free child-care and Spanish translation
  • Resource tables

Panelists include:

  • Dr. Jason Prystowsky, Cottage Hospital Emergency Medicine & Santa Barbara Street Medicine
  • Lacey Peters LMFT, Santa Barbara City College Personal Counselor, Adjunct Faculty Antioch Co-Occurring Disorders/Substance Abuse
  • Nate Mendoza, Dos Pueblos High School Dean of Student Engagement
  • Mariela Marin, LMFT, Executive Director Community Counseling and Education Center, Adjunct Faculty Antioch Clinical Psychology, Latino Mental Health
  • Gretchen Horvel, UCSB Student, Gauchos in Recovery
  • CADA therapist/treatment counselor
  • Law Enforcement/Public Defender