Feeling down in the dumps as you isolate yourself from friends and neighbors during this COVID-19 pandemic? You’re not alone.
The City of West Hollywood is offering some emotional and psychological support with 60-minute webinar where two of its Social Services providers, APLA Health and Jewish Family Services (JFS), will talk about the importance of accessing mental health information, resources, and services to combat loneliness, isolation, and depression during COVID-19. The webinar, titled “Combatting Loneliness, Isolation, Depression, and Anxieties during COVID-19 ” will take place at 2 p.m. on Tuesday
Those who want to participate can register for the free webinar online.
It will also be archived on the city’s coronavirus information page located at www.weho.org/coronavirus for future viewing.
An announcement from the city notes that the “webinar is for informational purposes only and is not intended to constitute medical advice; rather, all information, content, and materials available on this webinar are for general informational purposes only.”
For additional mental health resources offered by the city and its contracted agencies, call (323) 848-6510 or visit www.weho/org/coronavirus.
The city has launched a website area with tips and resources for mental health and well being, which will be updated regularly. The Los Angeles County Department of Mental Health 24/7 Access Line can be reached at (800) 854-7771 or TDD/TTY: (562) 651-2549 and is available to provide mental health support, resources, and referrals.