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About Hollywood-Wilshire Wellness Community

The Hollywood-Wilshire Wellness Community offers a place for community members to gather, find resources, or participate in wellness activities. At the Wellness Community, there are a variety of activities such as physical activity classes, nutrition and health resources, and other support resources. All activities are FREE and open to the community.

 

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Hollywood-Wilshire Wellness Community

5205 Melrose Ave. Los Angeles, CA 90038

Room 210 (2nd floor)
(323) 769-7820
HollywoodWilshireWC@ph.lacounty.gov

 

 

Virtual & In-Person Programs
Last update: 8/9/2022 at 8:20am

CORE Weekly Series





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In-Person! The Connecting to Opportunities for Recovery and Engagement (CORE) Center is a community space where everyone can get information and resources about how to prevent alcohol and drug use, learn more about substance use disorders – also known as addiction – and find out where to go for free or low-cost treatment services.

Hollywood-Wilshire Health Center
5205 Melrose Ave #210,
Los Angeles, CA 90038

10AM - 11AM

Tues, 8/2: Understanding the Connection between SUD and Mental Health
Tues, 8/9: Harm Reduction Strategies and Syringe Exchange Programs
Tues, 8/16: Treatment & Healthcare for People with SUD
Tues, 8/23: Understanding the Risk of Cannabis
Tues, 8/30: Recognizing & Responding to an Overdose with Naloxone

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For questions, contact: Barbara LaBon, Substance Abuse Counselor
(626) 375-6422

BLabon@ph.lacounty.gov

CORE Youth Presentations

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Virtual! This month, the CORE center is offering a safe space for youth to talk about substance use confidentially with a trusted adult.

Topic: Recognizing & Responding to an Overdose with Naloxone
Date: Tuesday, August 30, 2022 | Time: 1:30pm - 2:30pm
Location: Microsoft Teams

To register, visit here or contact Barbara LaBon, Substance Abuse Counselor: (626) 375-6422 BLabon@ph.lacounty.gov



CORE Weekly Webinar Series



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Virtual! The Connecting to Opportunities for Recovery and Engagement (CORE) Center is a community space where everyone can get information and resources about how to prevent alcohol and drug use, learn more about substance use disorders – also known as addiction – and find out where to go for free or low-cost treatment services.

Every Wednesday at 3pm

August 3 @ 3pm: Understanding the Connection between SUD and Mental Health
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August 10 @ 3pm: Harm Reduction Strategies and Syringe Exchange Programs
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August 17 @ 3pm: Treatment & Healthcare for People with SUD
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August 24 @ 3pm: Understanding the Risk of Cannabis
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August 31 @ 3pm: Recognizing and Responding to an Overdose with Naloxone
Register here

For any questions, contact: Barbara LaBon, Substance Abuse Counselor
(626) 375-6422
BLabon@ph.lacounty.gov

Emotional Wellness Workshops
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In-Person! During these difficult times, Health Promoters from the Department of Mental Health offer workshops on mental health issues to talk and connect with others on various topics.

Thurs, Aug 18  |  1 pm: Depression
Thurs, Aug 25  |  1 pm: Grief & Loss
Thurs, Sep 01  |  1 pm: Anxiety Disorders

 

Hollywood-Wilshire Health Center
5205 Melrose Ave #210
Los Angeles, CA 90038

Free support groups





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In-Person & Virtual! Join a free support group to connect with folks and take care for your own physical and mental health. Many groups are offered in English and Spanish. For any questions or to register, call and leave a message with your name & number on a secure and confidential voicemail to:

Martin Rodarte, LCSW
He/Him/His
213-266-3432

   
Talleres de español
Bienestar Emocional Gratuitos

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¡En persona! Durante estos tiempos difíciles, los Promotores de Salud del Departamento de Salud Mental ofrecen talleres sobre temas de salud mental para hablar y conectarse con otros sobre diversos temas.

Jueves, Agosto 04 | 1pm: Violencia Familiar
Jueves, Agosto 11 | 1pm: Prevencion de Alcohol y Drogas
Jueves, Agosto 18 | 1pm: Prevencion del Suicidio
Jueves, Agosto 24 | 1pm: Abuso infantil

Hollywood-Wilshire Health Center
5205 Melrose Ave #210
Los Angeles, CA 90038

Por favor regístrese y llame al (323) 671-2606
Para unirse en línea, visite
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Bienestar Emocional Gratuitos
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¡En persona o Virtual! Únase a un grupo de apoyo gratuito para conectarse con la gente y cuidar su propia salud física y mental. Para cualquier pregunta o para registrarse, llame y deje un mensaje con su nombre y número en un correo de voz seguro y confidencial a:

Martin Rodarte, LCSW
He/Him/His
213-266-3432

Talleres Educativos Sobre Prevencion Del Consumo De Drogas

 

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Lunes, 22 de Agosto @ 2:00 pm: Naloxona

Si tiene alguna pregunta, comuníquese con Luis A. Renteria (323) 568-8100

 
Support Services
Substance Use Services Mental Health Services
Substance Use Education
  • Substance use disorder screenings
  • Referrals for substance use prevention and treatment services
  • Substance abuse presentations

Barbara LaBon, Substance Abuse Counselor

BLabon@ph.lacounty.gov
(323) 769-7842 (office)
(626) 375-6422 (cell)

Emilio Serrano, Substance Abuse Counselor
EmSerrano@ph.lacounty.gov
(323) 769-7884 (office)
(323) 482-7734 (cell)

LA County Department of Mental Health provides mental health support
  • Mental health screening
  • Link to mental health services
  • Referrals to community support agencies
  • Support groups for individuals and families

Martin Rodarte, LCSW
MRodarte@dmh.lacounty.gov
Psychiatric Social Worker
(323) 769-7819 (office)
(213) 266-3432 (cell)





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Public Health Services for the Metropolitan Los Angeles Region

The Hollywood-Wilshire Wellness Community is a service of the Department of Public Health. Service Planning Area 4, or SPA 4, serves the communities of Boyle Heights, Central City, Downtown LA, Echo Park, El Sereno, Hollywood, Mid-City Wilshire, Monterey Hills, Mount Washington, Silverlake, West Hollywood, Westlake, and others.

See the SPA 4 webpage for more information.

Public Health has made reasonable efforts to provide accurate translation. However, no computerized translation is perfect and is not intended to replace traditional translation methods. If questions arise concerning the accuracy of the information, please refer to the English edition of the website, which is the official version.
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