Here is what's happening at Vista Del Mar and around the mental health community.


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#GivingTuesday 2021

#GIINGTUESDAY 2021 is on November 30th!

Vista is joining #GivingTuesday once again, a global day of giving that inspires people to improve their communities by giving back in impactful ways. This #GivingTuesday, Vista Del Mar’s goal is to renovate and optimize Calming Down Rooms so that they become bright, cheery, and functional spaces that will fully support a student’s trauma recovery. Our current rooms are functional but they could use a major update and renovation to transform them into the ultimate therapeutic space…

Transitioning with Grace

Supporting students in their return to the classroom

Watching Vista students return to campus and abide by mask guidelines and other safety protocols inspires a lot of confidence in the return to in-person learning. Witnessing this is a sight that I wish more parents had the opportunity to see as I could imagine it would ease the uncertainty felt by so many...

Caring For Those Who Care Most

How various Vista Divisions supported our staff members

When I share an accomplishment of our agency, what I am sharing is the ceaseless efforts and passion of our Vista Staff. Each day our employees show up for the children and families we serve to make a meaningful difference in their lives. As the CEO of Vista, I aim to show each staff member the immeasurable amount of meaning they hold within our agency...

Arms Wide Open

I just hugged a dear, dear friend, who I haven’t seen in a while, and wow, does it feel good. As I look around our beautiful Los Angeles community, I see others like me reemerging from quarantine timidly reestablishing their connections. It may take us a bit of time to feel comfortable face to face…

And the Beat Goes On…

“At least I can still make you laugh.” That simple statement from my oldest daughter last May amid a growing pandemic captures this simple fact: no amount of darkness can snuff out our light. The same can be said for the light within each Vista student and resident who employs the arts to express their…

#GivingTuesday 2021

#GIINGTUESDAY 2021 is on November 30th!

Vista is joining #GivingTuesday once again, a global day of giving that inspires people to improve their communities by giving back in impactful ways. This #GivingTuesday, Vista Del Mar’s goal is to renovate and optimize Calming Down Rooms so that they become bright, cheery, and functional spaces that will fully support a student’s trauma recovery. Our current rooms are functional but they could use a major update and renovation to transform them into the ultimate therapeutic space…

Transitioning with Grace

Supporting students in their return to the classroom

Watching Vista students return to campus and abide by mask guidelines and other safety protocols inspires a lot of confidence in the return to in-person learning. Witnessing this is a sight that I wish more parents had the opportunity to see as I could imagine it would ease the uncertainty felt by so many...

Caring For Those Who Care Most

How various Vista Divisions supported our staff members

When I share an accomplishment of our agency, what I am sharing is the ceaseless efforts and passion of our Vista Staff. Each day our employees show up for the children and families we serve to make a meaningful difference in their lives. As the CEO of Vista, I aim to show each staff member the immeasurable amount of meaning they hold within our agency...

Arms Wide Open

I just hugged a dear, dear friend, who I haven’t seen in a while, and wow, does it feel good. As I look around our beautiful Los Angeles community, I see others like me reemerging from quarantine timidly reestablishing their connections. It may take us a bit of time to feel comfortable face to face…

And the Beat Goes On…

“At least I can still make you laugh.” That simple statement from my oldest daughter last May amid a growing pandemic captures this simple fact: no amount of darkness can snuff out our light. The same can be said for the light within each Vista student and resident who employs the arts to express their…