Event Series Grief and Loss Support Group

Grief and Loss Support Group (Ages 55+)

The senior program is starting a grief and loss support group for anyone 55+. Grief is a normal and natural reaction when dealing with bereavement. A person can experience loss due to a passing of a loved one, a breakup, divorce or any other types of loss you may have experienced. Join us as we offer support and encourage one another to share our stories in a safe and welcoming environment.

Event Series OUTlet (Ages 18-26)

OUTlet (Ages 18-26)

The Center OC 1605 N Spurgeon St, Santa Ana, CA, United States

OUTlet is intended to create a safe space for youth to talk about mental health issues, create healthy relationships with others, and learn tools to understand, manage, and decrease symptoms of mental health. This group will teach youth how to build insight into their thoughts, emotions, and behaviors, and learn how to communicate their needs and wants in a healthy assertive manner. Lastly, with an emphasis on maladaptive coping skills including self-medicating with substances, isolating, or engaging in risky behaviors, youth will learn to develop coping skills needed to manage symptoms on a long-term basis. OUTlet meets hybridly (in-person & online) every Thursday at 4:30-6:30.

Youth Empowered to Act (YETA) – Elevate (Ages 14-24)

The Center OC 1605 N Spurgeon St, Santa Ana, CA, United States

The Elevate Program creates opportunities for LGBTQ youth to increase their advocacy and leadership skills. Through a trauma-informed, health-centered and asset-based approach, youth leaders will work to effect transformative and peer-led policy, systems and environmental change in Orange County. Youth leaders work to identify healthy alternatives to suspension/expulsion related to substance use. Ultimately, LGBTQ Center OC is committed to ending the school-to-prison pipeline and transforming the pipeline to restorative justice, healing and rehabilitation through their Elevate Program. Elevate Program Goals: Reframe substance abuse as a public health issue Combat the detrimental impacts from the War on Drugs on BIPOC/LGBTQ communities Provide trauma-informed counseling and process groups at no cost Raise awareness through social media campaigns, activities, and events

Event Series Cafe Con Community

Cafe Con Community (Ages 18-25)

Come join our bilingual Spanish/English group Café con Community! This group is intended to provide a safe space for Latino/a & LGBTQ+ identifying persons ages 18-25 wanting to process issues related to their Latino/a identity and how this impacts their experience in the U.S. This group aims to create a sense of community and teach insight promoting healthy coping strategies and interpersonal relationships.

Event Series Trans*forum


Processing therapy group for transgender, non-binary, gender non-conforming, genderfluid, intersex, and androgynous individuals. This group provides individuals with a safe space to voice and process feelings, issues, and thoughts unique to their experiences.

Bloom Together Mental Health and Nature Workshop

Center on Fourth 305 E 4th St Ste 200, Santa Ana, CA, United States

ProjectYou is excited to bring you our Bloom Together Event, on Saturday, March 25th! Join us at Center on 4th from 11am-1pm, to learn about the benefits of plants, flowers, and nature on our overall mental health & wellbeing. Whether you are plant-expert or just curious on how to get started, we are dedicating time to learn how developing a green thumb can help manage our minds and emotions. The event will include a quick workshop/tutorial on plant care and its benefits to our health and we will conclude with a fun gardening activity. Soil, planter, and seeds will be provided, all we ask is for you to bring a happy attitude :) To ensure proper allocation of materials, we ask that everyone attending registers ahead of time by Tuesday, March 21st.

Spring into Mental Health – Fullerton

Craig Park 3300 N State College Blvd, Fullerton, CA, United States

The LGBTQ Center OC is hosting its  "Spring into Mental Health," a series of park gatherings that invites LGBTQIA+ youth, young adults, students, parents, and families to join us in nature and community connection. Spending time in nature and connecting with others can do wonders for your mental health and well-being, and we want to help make that happen. So, come and join us for some fresh air, fun activities, community-building, and good vibes! Your mental health is important, so let's take care of it together!