The Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse (CADA) invites community members to CADA Cares: An Evening of Music at Home, 7 p.m. Thursday, June 25. The virtual concert will feature performances by Michael McDonald, Alan Parsons, Peter and Natalie Noone, Justin Fox, and David Pack from Ambrosia.

CADA Cares is a benefit to raise funds for the Council on Alcoholism and Drug Abuse needed during these difficult times. To reserve a space for the CADA Cares concernt, visit

Over the last several months, during the COVID-19 crisis, CADA has been treating more people than ever struggling with addiction and mental health concerns. With isolation, lost jobs, and financial hardship, along with the pandemic’s uncertain duration, CADA is witnessing and addressing the toll this is taking on numerous Santa Barbara County residents.

Services CADA currently provides include counseling services via phone and video conferencing 7 a.m.-9 p.m.; connecting clients in recovery with support systems; checking in with parents of teens in the Daniel Bryant Youth & Family Center; and supporting students with online learning.

CADA has also announced that, after meeting stringent health and safety criteria, its residential treatment center has remained open. For a complete list of CADA services, visit