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Posted on: September 26, 2022

AV Mental Health Awareness Day & Walk Planned for Poncitlán Square

PALMDALE – Join the Erick A Garcia “You Are Enough” Foundation, City of Palmdale, and many community partners for the AV Mental Health Awareness Day and walk on Saturday, Oct. 1, from 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. at Poncitlán Square, 38315 9th Street East.

The event will help raise awareness and provide information about mental health, suicide prevention, and community resources, including a morning walk, with registration at 7:30 a.m. and the walk beginning at 8 a.m. Admission is free, with donations encouraged and a free T-shirt included with a minimum $35 donation. You are encouraged to register prior to the walk at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/av-mental-health-awareness-day-registration-347528084857.

Following the walk, the event will host free entertainment, community resources, service dogs and vendors. Food trucks will also be available for food and beverage purchases.

For more information about the Erick A Garcia “You Are Enough” Foundation, visit youareenoughfoundation.org.

For free local and regional mental health resources for kids and families visit the City’s mental health resource page at https://cityofpalmdale.org/987/Mental-Health-Resources.

If you or someone you know is experiencing anxiety, depression or needs to talk to someone immediately, call the Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health 24-hour hotline at 800/854-7771 or text LA to 741741 or call or text to 9-8-8.

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