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Kern County Board of Supervisors announce May as Mental Health Awareness Month in Kern County

Posted at 4:03 PM, May 07, 2019
and last updated 2019-05-07 19:03:22-04

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. — May is Mental Health Awareness Month and on Tuesday morning the Kern County Board of Supervisors Chambers officially proclaimed May as Mental Health Awareness Month in Kern County.

The Kern Behavioral and Resource Services has promoted the initiative for 20 years and says this proclamation helps raise more awareness throughout the community.

From May 1st until May 31st, the 'When Illness Becomes Wellness' art show at the Guild House will be showcasing art created by people recovering in programs.

There we will more events highlighting Mental Health Awareness Month throughout Kern County, check them out by clicking here.