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City of El Paso Hosts Mental Health Awareness Event

In recognition of National Mental Health Awareness Month in May, the City of El Paso Department of Public Health and Live Active EP joins forces with the nonprofit, Family Services of El Paso, to host the Minds Over Matter event taking place from 8 a.m. to noon Saturday, May 28, at Album Park, 3110 Parkwood.

This Minds Over Matter event aims to raise awareness on the importance of mental health by encouraging the community to prioritize their mental health and physical wellbeing.

Residents can participate in a 1-mile walk to include a team competition and obtain valuable information during the Mental Health Fair.

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in four adults is experiencing symptoms of anxiety or depression. Furthermore, nearly 60 percent of adults living with anxiety or depression do not receive mental health services.

Mental health is an essential component of one’s overall health. In the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, attending to one’s mental health is more crucial than ever.

The public is invited to register for the 1-mile walk by visiting,

Door prizes, food trucks, entertainment and so much more will take place at the Minds Over Matter event! There is something for everyone in the entire family!

Family Service of El Paso is one of the largest mental health service agencies in the region. They strive to ensure services are affordable, accessible, and culturally competent. All proceeds from this event will assist Family Service of El Paso to offer additional mental health services.

The City of El Paso Department of Public Health- Medicaid Waiver Program assists with resources for mental health.

For more information visit under the Medicaid Waiver tab or call (915) 212-6680.


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