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Common Ground Santa Barbara County Trainings

Clickhereto complete the ongoing volunteerapplication/signup form

If you have questions contact our Volunteer Coordinator at(805) 451-5604

Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid training is an exciting new course taught in over 20 countries around the world. This course offered through theMental Wellness Centerand is designed to equip you with the tools you need to support a person experiencing a mental health problem. From anxiety attacks to depression, you will learn how to respond in any mental health crisis. We encourage all of our Common Ground Santa Barbara County volunteers to take this course and offer scholarships for active volunteers!

To register:Contact Naj Alikhan at 805-884-8440 x 3213 or*For information about scholarships for active Common Ground Santa Barbara County volunteers email us


TheCommon Ground Santa Barbara County volunteer effortis a special project of the Legal Aid Foundation of Santa Barbara County.

Rob Fredericks 2011