Healthy Living with Mental Illness


Local Resources

  • Turning Point Foundation: Mental illness recovery and support services, including housing and community centers.
    (805) 652-0000
  • The Client Network: Resource referrals for any level of care, community forums & advocacy. (805) 981-4228
  • Transformational Liaison Program: Assistance in navigating the mental health system, providing direction and referral.
    (805) 981-4227
  • For assessment and referral: Call the VCBH STAR Team at
  • If you're in crisis: Call the VCBH Crisis Team at 1-866-998-2243.
  • Emergency: If you believe your loved one is experiencing a mental health crisis and you need the assistance of law enforcement, call 911.
  • Community Resources: Call 2-1-1, visit or text your zip code to 898211.

Being mentally healthy is a concern for everyone. Mental illness, like any illness, can be challenging, but it doesn't mean that living a full life isn't possible.

If you or someone you care for has or may have a serious mental illness and lives in Ventura County, click on the appropriate question below for information and support for your group.