ADMHS Statement on Goleta Homicide
updated: Aug 12, 2014, 9:23 PM
By Takasha Wada, M.D., M.P.H., ADMHS Interim Director
ADMHS Statement on the Santa Barbara County Killings on August 11, 2014
On behalf of Santa Barbara County Department of Alcohol, Drug and Mental Health
Services (ADMHS), I offer our sincere condolences to family members and friends
of the four individuals senselessly killed last night near Santa Barbara.
We urge everyone in our community to help prevent future tragedies. If you
observe a change in behavior in a family member, friend, student or co-worker,
please talk with them and encourage them to seek help.
The ADMHS Access Line for alcohol, drug and mental health services is available
24 hours a day, seven days a week by calling 888-868-1649. ADMHS has offered to
make mental health professionals available to schools and the community for
For more information, please contact Suzanne Grimmesey, MFT, 681-5289 or 886-
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