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New Mental Health Awareness Month Initiatives Help Residents Cope with COVID-19 Quarantine

Los Angeles County Public Health Department is the nation’s largest public mental health department, and they ensure access to care and treatment for our most vulnerable residents in a region with more than 10 million people. With an annual budget approaching $3B and a committed staff of 6,000, Mental Health embodies a “heart-forward” approach to supporting hope, recovery and wellbeing across the County. 

Free access to Headspace Plus, a gold-standard virtual guide to meditation and mindfulness. By going to, all Los Angeles County residents can access a free subscription. Available through 2020, residents can use this tool to get hundreds of science-backed guided meditations in English and Spanish, as well as mindfulness and sleep exercises to help address rising stress and anxiety.