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Free four-part webinar series focuses on Mental Health Wellness

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In honor of May’s designation as Mental Health Awareness Month, the City is providing information about free webinars that can help people deal with a multitude of issues.  

Dubbed “Be Well Wednesdays,” the four-part webinar series highlights personal experiences of folks living through mental health challenges, stress, and trauma, and how they found hope and resilience in their journey to recovery.  The webinar series also showcases the expertise and resources of community organizations that work with diverse populations throughout Orange County. The following webinars are hosted by Be Well OC and the Orange County Health Care Agency. 

Week 1: Healing from Grief and Trauma 

Wednesday, May 4 from 9 to 10:30 am 

Susan Hannifin-MacNab, founder of A2Z Healing Toolbox and an award-winning author, will share practical tools proven to help respond to grief and rekindle hope, healing, and connection. Register at this link.  

Week 2: Community-Based Efforts to Support Youth Mental Health 

Wednesday, May 11 from noon to 1:30 pm 

Hear from various community partners about grassroots efforts (and funding opportunities) that support youth mental health through mentorship, creative arts, workforce, and leadership development. Register at this link.  

Week 3: Recovery and Resiliency Panel 

Wednesday, May 18 from noon to 1:30 pm 

This week highlights behavioral health-related issues. A panel of special guests share their stories of resiliency and what helped them out of darkness. Register at this link.  

Week 4: Student Athletes and Mental Health Panel 

Wednesday, May 25 from 5 to 6:30 pm 

Tune in for a robust discussion focusing on the mental health needs of student athletes from a panel composed of clinicians, young athletes, and athletic coaches. Register at this link.  

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