How to Avoid (or Overcome) Holiday Anxiety This Year

December 30, 2019 Posted in: Press Release

For some, the winter holidays can be days full of wonderful celebrations and memories with loved ones. However, others experience sinking... Continue reading →

Jenifer Nyhuis, CEO of Vista del Mar Hospital, receives the Šimanek Distinguished Service Award

December 27, 2019 Posted in: News Release

For Immediate Release: December 27, 2019

Contact: Jeanette Villanueva, Director of Business Development, (805) 746-1411, Email

During the devastating Thomas Fire, which destroyed much of... Continue reading →

The Importance of Self-Esteem for Mental Health

December 20, 2019 Posted in: Press Release

Self-esteem can be defined as the way we think about ourselves and the value we place on ourselves. When you have high self-esteem, you have a... Continue reading →

How Trauma-Informed Care Can Help Mental Health Issues

November 15, 2019 Posted in: Announcement

Trauma-informed care is an all-encompassing approach to mental health issues that can provide more effective and... Continue reading →

Adolescent Mental Health: When to Worry and How to Take Action

October 23, 2019 Posted in: Press Release

It is not easy being a teenager. Your body is changing, your hormones have you confused, and you are feeling new... Continue reading →

National PTSD Awareness Month

September 22, 2019 Posted in: Press Release

The month of June is national PTSD awareness month.... Continue reading →

How to Deal with Depression and Suicidal Thoughts

September 15, 2019 Posted in: Press Release

One of the crippling aspects of depression is that you feel so alone. It is not a usual sadness because of a... Continue reading →

Summer Depression: The Lesser-Known Affective Disorder

September 8, 2019 Posted in: Press Release

What is ... Continue reading →

3 Ways Sleep Deprivation Damages Your Mental Health

September 1, 2019 Posted in: Press Release

Our bodies need sleep. If you’ve experienced a sleepless night, you probably spent the next day tired, grumpy,... Continue reading →

Anxiety Attack vs Panic Attack: What’s the Difference?

August 25, 2019 Posted in: Press Release

It’s not uncommon to hear the terms “anxiety attack” and “panic attack” used interchangeably in day-to-day... Continue reading →