To celebrate Mental Health Awareness Month, the team lead and nurse at the Los Angeles Older Adult (LAOA) program spearheaded a nice activity to raise awareness and provide educational items to participating members. Available in Spanish and English, staff created spirit bags with the following inside:
Pencils for members to write in a journal
An activity packet including affirmations, a list of coping skills, crossword puzzles, word searches, and coloring pages all related to mental health
For more information on Mental Health Awareness Month, click here!