May Mental Health Month 2023 Events

Week One: May 1 - May 7

  • Tuesday May 2 at 11:00 am: Board of Supervisor Meeting.  Access meeting here. Location: 3501 Civic Center Drive, San Rafael.
  • Wednesday May 3 from 2:00-3:00 pm. Marin County Suicide Prevention CollaborativeRegister here.
  • Wednesday May 3 from 7:00-8:30 pm. Let’s Talk Community Discussion - Mental Health and Underage Substance Use. Register here.
  • Thursday May 4 from 10:00-11:30 am. Peer Coffee Talk: A Hybrid Event.  Location: The Empowerment Clubhouse, 441 Drake Avenue, Marin City. Register here.
  • Saturday May 6  from 9:30 am-2:00 pm. A Youth Wellness Festival. Location: Terra Linda High School, 320 Nova Albion Way, San Rafael. More details here!

Week Two: May 8 - May 14

  • Tuesday May 9 from 4:00-5:00 pm:  Real Talk Matters: Fighting Fentanyl and its Impact on Mental HealthRegister here.
  • Thursday May 11 at 6:00 pm: Let's Talk about Suicide Prevention. Location: 1907 Novato Blvd, Novato, CA. Presented in Spanish. To register, please contact: Silvia Albuja at 707-408-3657.
  • Friday May 12. Enterprise Resource Center Golf Tournament Fundraiser. Location: McGinnis Parkway,  San Rafael. To register, contact:  Sean Weathermax at 415-328-7605 or email:
  • Saturday May 13 at 8:00 am:  Buckelew Programs Bike for Mental Health. Location: Miwok Meadows, China Camp, Marin County. Register here.

Weeks Three & Four: May 15 - May 23

  • Tuesday, May 16 from 3:00-4:00 pm: American Foundation for Suicide Prevention (AFSP) Talk Saves Lives: LGBTQ+. Hosted with the Marin County Office of Education. Register here.
  • In-Person Mental Health First Aid Training:
    • Wednesday May 17 from 8:30-5:00 pm.  Audience: Adults. Location: Empowerment Clubhouse, Main Room, 441 Drake Ave, Sausalito CA Register here.
    • Saturday May 20 from 8:30-5:00 pm. Audience: Adults. Presented in Spanish. In-person. Location: Pt. Reyes Conference Room, 20 N. San Pedro Rd., San Rafael. Register here.
    • Saturday May 20 from 8:30-5:00 pm. Audience: Youth. Presented in Spanish. Location: Bolinas Fire Station, Community Room, 100 Mesa Rd.  Register here.
  • Monday May 22, 2023 from 4:00-5:00 pm: The Power of Story Telling on Mental Health. Hosted by: NAMI-Marin and Opening the World. Register here.
  • Tuesday May 23 from 10:00-11:30am. Peer Support: Introduction to the Practice and Model.  Location: Empowerment Clubhouse, 441 Drake Avenue, Marin City. Register here.
  • Thursday May 25 from 4:00-6:00 pm.  Enterprise Resource Center Mental Health Recovery Show and Tell.  Location: 3270 Kerner Blvd., Room C, San Rafael.

If you have any questions about May Mental Health Month, please email the BHRS Prevention and Outreach Team.

For disability accommodations please phone (415) 473-4381 (Voice), CA Relay 711, or email at least five business days in advance of the event. The County will do its best to fulfill requests received with less than five business days' notice. Copies of documents are available in alternative formats, upon request.


If you are concerned for yourself or someone else contact:

The Suicide Crisis & Lifeline at 988 or the Crisis Text Line by texting MARIN to 741741. 

For mental health or substance use services, contact:  Marin County BHRS Access Line at (888) 818-115.