The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health (LACDMH) partnered with the Abbey WeHo Restaurant and Bar to host a Take Action Resource Fair and Pride Day at the parking lot located at 665 N Robertson Blvd. It was an if you know, you know sort of event.
The resource fair provided a safe haven for the LGBTQIA2-S community to engage with non-profit health organizations and learning about their services. The event highlighted some community resource organizations doing influential work to support the community and its allies.
From 12pm – 6pm, the event offered food, snacks, refreshments and live entertainment hosted by Billy Francesca. The Abbey WeHo provided a drag show, dunk tank and plently of photo ops. There were interactive of games, live music, free massage chairs, a photo booth, and Marky Makeup provided temporary tattoos.
The event also offered plenty of Pride swag. There were free tie dyed t-shirts, cup holders, water bottles, rainbow ice cube trays and much more. They couldn’t give it away fast enough towards the end of the event.
The LACDMH was formed with the vision of providing accessible and comprehensive mental health services to all the diverse communities within the county. Its dedicated team of professionals, including psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, and counselors, worked tirelessly to fulfill this mission.
Understanding that mental health is inseparable from other aspects of life, the LACDMH collaborates with various community organizations, schools, and healthcare institutions to integrate mental health services into different settings. By doing so, they create a holistic approach to healing, recognizing that mental well-being is intertwined with physical health, education, and social support.
The Take Action Initiative aims to bring LA communities together around mental health and empower you and those around you to find support.
To learn more about LACDMH, for a list of services, Take Action events and resources, visit: