Overview: Community Outreach

IN THE COMMUNITY - MAKING A DIFFERENCE

We are involved in outreach in our Ventura County communities, educating and increasing awareness about the risks and realities of alcohol and drug misuse and abuse. Please contact us about community outreach events and to inquire about presentations. Our Community Outreach team can come and speak to your organization, in both English and Spanish. 

"Prescription Drug Addiction: A National Epidemic...It Can Happen to Anyone" Forum. VCBH staff and Project SAFER with the DEA HQ addressing the national opioid epidemic at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library and Museum in Simi Valley on May 3, 2018.



Wm. Jahmal Miller, Healthy Communities: Promoting Wellness & Achieving Health and Mental Health Equity Forum, May 2, 2018.


Santa Paula Latino Town Hall “Physical and Mental Health: The First Step Toward Higher Education.” January 20, 2018, Blanchard Elementary School, Santa Paula.


Board of Supervisors Resolution Proclaims National Substance Abuse Awareness Month in Ventura County, October 10, 2017.

Hall of Administration display, April 2017.


RESOURCES


OUR COMMUNITY OUTREACH TEAM

Alma Ixta is our Community Services Coordinator. She is speaking at events, attending health fairs, and giving presentations to educate parents, families and the community about the risks of alcohol and drug misuse and abuse. For information about our events, request campaign materials or inquire about scheduling a presentation, contact Alma at (805) 981-8475 or Alma.Ixta@ventura.org



David Tovar is the Office of Traffic Safety (OTS) Grant Coordinator for ADP Prevention Services. He oversees outreach activities related to our Drug-impaired Driving Campaign. For information about campaign materials or inquire about scheduling a presentation, contact David at (805) 973-5376 or David.Tovar@ventura.org



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