Join us for our series of events

Join us for our series of events during Mental Health Awareness Month.

Celebration of Service Awards, Performances from X. ARI and students from the Santa Monica Boys and Girls Club at Mar Vista Gardens, Interactive Dance Workshop with Psypher, VoMo (Voice Movement) Singalong, and Resource Booths from NAMI WLA, UCLA Health, Alcott Center, and more! 12-3pm PT. Click HERE to learn more about our event. 

Family workshop on NAMI children’s mental health coloring and activity book, Meet Little Monster, and resource booth at the outdoor screening of Disney Pixar’s “Inside Out” at Virginia Avenue Park in Santa Monica. Resource booths and workshops begin at 7pm PT. 

Virginia Avenue Park (2200 Virginia Avenue, Santa Monica) 
Attendees are also encouraged to bring picnic blankets and/or low chairs and dress warmly.

Join us for a morning of yoga, self-care, and Gnarwhal Coffee. Register here!

Please visit Gnarwhal Coffee, during the month of May, they will match all tips dollar for dollar in-store and donate 1% of all online and wholesale sales to NAMI WLA.

3101 Main St Unit D, Santa Monica, CA 90405

We want to hear from you! Virtual Mental Health Listening Session co-sponsored by the City of West Hollywood and MHSOAC, UCLA Psychiatric Hospital Staff, and moderated by mental health advocate and founder of PsypherLA, Matthew Diep. 5-7pm PT.

Attendees will hear from and ask questions to Dr. Ragins, an esteemed author and award-winning leader of person-centered, recovery-based psychiatry.

Join the virtual event via Zoom by clicking HERE

We want to hear from you! Virtual Mental Health Town Hall co-sponsored by the City of West Hollywood and MHSOAC featuring mental health advocates, service providers, and behavioral specialists, including Cedar Sinai’s Dr. Waguih William Ishak MD, FAPA, and LACDMH Chief Medical Officer Dr. Curley Bonds MD.

Also presenting: Ashley McGullam from Alcott Center, City of West Hollywood Council Member John Erickson, and moderated by Founder and Director of PsypherLA Matthew Diep. 

5-7pm PT. Register here!

Join the event HERE. 

Meeting ID: 471 138 5153

Passcode: NAMIWLA

A safe and fun event and bike ride for members of the whole family! Community partners will share information and offer activities focused on mental health and wellness throughout the morning. Enjoy pancakes and a learning garden activity. To sign up, go to

Saturday, May 14, 9am-12pm PT.

Ishihara Park – 2909 Exposition Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90404

Mental Health Action Day Resource Booth at Virginia Ave Park in Santa Monica. 10am-2pm PT. 

Click HERE for more details!

In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month, ALO, NAMI Westside, Shakti Sound Bath Los Angeles and the BIG Heart Ranch hosted a nature based, NAMI WLA garden inspired surround sound sunset sound bath with rescued animals!