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National Alliance of Mental Illness Westside Los Angeles and Downtown Santa Monica, Inc. have partnered to kick off Mental Health Awareness Month with a Wellness Weekend event on the Santa Monica Promenade on May 1 and 2.

NAMI Westside ambassador Britt Turpack and mindfulness coach Brenda Sarai Zuniga preview the event by sharing techniques for coping in stressful moments. For more information on NAMI WLA’s Wellness Weekend, visit

This segment aired on KTLA Weekend Morning News on May 1, 2021.