Behavioral Health Department

Ventura County Behavioral Health Advisory Board

Our Purpose 

Mission Statement 2014-2015


The mission of the Ventura County Behavioral Health Advisory Board (BHAB) is to advocate for individuals in our community living with mental illness and/or substance use disorders and their families through support, review and evaluation of treatment services provided and/or coordinated through the Behavioral Health Department.


Goals 2014-2015


1. Review and evaluate the needs of people with mental illness and/or substance use disorders including seniors, adults, transitional aged youth, and children with respect to advocacy for housing, behavioral health services and community supports.


2. Review and evaluate discharge and transition planning for individuals with mental illness and/or substance use disorders released from hospital/emergency rooms, acute psychiatric facilities and jails to determine if the process is safe, appropriate and provides linkage to adequate follow up services and community resources.


3. Conduct outreach to increase diversity and community representation on the BHAB and BHAB Committees.


4. Promote the involvement of clients and family members in the planning, development and evaluation of behavioral health programs and services.


Annual Reports

Annual Report 2011-2012

Annual Report 2010-2011



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Health Care Agency
2323 Knoll Drive
Ventura, CA 93003
Ambulatory Care-Medical Clinics
2323 Knoll Drive 
Ventura, CA 93003
Behavioral Health
1911 Williams Drive
Oxnard, CA 93036
Public Health
2240 E. Gonzales Road
Oxnard, CA 93036
Santa Paula Hospital
825 N. Tenth Street
Santa Paula, CA 93061
Ventura County Medical Center
3291 Loma Vista Road
Ventura, CA 93003
HCA Human Resources
2323 Knoll Drive 
Ventura, CA 93003
Ventura County Health Care Plan
2220 E. Gonzales Road
Suite 210 B

Oxnard, CA 93036