Crestwood Behavioral Health

Crestwood Behavioral Health
Santa Barbara

about crestwood Santa Barbara CSS

Crestwood’s Santa Barbara Crisis Stabilization Services (CSS) provides a safe and warm place to land for those who are experiencing a mental health crisis. This is their first step on their road to recovery. The CSS is certified to serve 8 adult clients and is open 24-hours a day, 7-days a week and no appointment is necessary.

Located in the beautiful central California coastal city of Santa Barbara, Clients are welcomed into our safe, calming and homelike environment, where they will receive compassionate recovery support from our diverse team of clinical staff who are trained in Trauma-Informed Approaches of care. Our clients are provided with comprehensive mental health services and support for up to 23 hours. After which, they are referred to mental health services in the community that will best meet their needs, so that they may continue their recovery journey.

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Special Features

  • Staff fully trained in Trauma-Informed Approaches.
  • Comprehensive Assessment.
  • Medication assessment, administration and management.
  • Wellness Recovery Action Plan (WRAP)
  • Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills training.
  • Counseling from peers and trained staff.
  • Close observation and monitoring to determine need for further evaluation, hold or referrals.
  • Dual-recovery assessment, support, education and linkage.
  • Community services linkage and referrals for aftercare services.
  • Intensive discharge planning.
  • Cultural and linguistic competent services.
  • Spiritual Support.
  • Yoga, meditation and relaxation education and support.
  • Creative arts resources and supports.
  • Nutritional training and individualized support.
  • Wellness counseling.
  • Natural daytime activities, television, newspapers.
  • A medical screening provided by nursing or mid-level staff to assess for a co-occurring medical/substance abuse condition and determine need for immediate medical care.
  • Active treatment and crisis intervention strategies to include utilization of a client’s community support system as it relates to family members and peers.
  • Referral and linkage to treatment including medical and mental health treatment.


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Santa Barbara CSS
Mental Health Rehabilitation Center
Psychiatric Health Facilities
Adult Residential Programs
Crisis Stabilization Services
Crisis Residential Treatment Program
Residential Care for Elderly
Snf Neuro-behavioral Programs
Snf/stp Programs
Mobile Crisis Services


  • Santa Barbara Crisis Stabilization Services
    305 Camino del Remedio
    Santa Barbara, CA 93110

leadership team

  • Jeffrey Gordon
  • Philip Jones
    Clinical Director
  • Nonye Ogoamaka
    Director of Nursing