First Annual Mental Wellness Festival of Ventura County June 3rd

“To provide exposure and expand awareness of mental health challenges.”

The First Annual Mental Wellness Festival of Ventura County is happening on Saturday, June 3rd. It will be at Ventura Harbor Village on the large grass area from 10 am – 5 pm. Celebrating the completion of National Mental Health Awareness month.  This is a grass roots mental health and wellness festival inclusive of a unique (client-submitted) art exhibit, Turning Point’s Growing Works horticultural (client-cultivated) native plant exhibit, uplifting music, activities, knowledge, community services and programs plus a blend of cultural, holistic, therapeutic and spiritual wellness related vendors.

The objective: “To provide exposure and expand awareness of mental health challenges and illness as a growing concern and stigmatization in our community.  To provide exposure and expand awareness of local mental wellness programs and pathways available to help treat, maintain and/or improve our mental health.”

There will be live music from Orchard Bluegrass Band, Yoga and Sound meditation sessions from Meditation Mount, plus more! Admission and Harbor Village parking are free. There will also be a 10% off special from participating Harbor Village restaurants and stores that day.

Local non-profit Turning Point Foundation is the organizer of this unique event. Their mission is to improve the quality of life for adults experiencing serious mental illness, addiction, lack of housing and inadequate physical health care. They do this through providing health navigation services, rehabilitation, wellness and recovery programs, as well as temporary, transitional and permanent supported housing in Ventura County.

Come out to support this event and its participants. Learn more, view unique art and garden exhibits, shop, relax your mind and enjoy a beautiful day at the Harbor. Visit for more information!

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