Improving mental health services for Allen Parish

Allen Parish Hospital and NAMI of Southwest Louisiana are holding their Second Annual Community event in honor of Mental Illness Awareness week.

It's free and open to the public and being held from 5 - 8 p.m. at the community center in Kinder tonight.

They will have resources for mental health and substance abuse issues, depression screening and a lineup of speakers.  There will also be free food and refreshments, door prizes, music, activities for children and blood pressure checks.

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