TWLM in the News
Celebrities to attend Boyle Heights' free Mental Health Awareness event Sunday
Posted by Stevie Barron · May 24, 2023 11:26 AM
As part of Mental Health Awareness Month, The Wall Las Memorias — a local community health and wellness organization dedicated to serving minority and underserved populations — will hold a free community event at its Boyle Heights hub on Sunday.
The event is called "Honoring Our Women, Nurturing Our Soul" and aims to draw attention to mental health issues in the Latino and LGBTQ+ communities. [READ MORE]
Variety - Best Photos of May 2023
Posted by Stevie Barron · May 24, 2023 11:20 AM
Charo speaks at The Wall Las Memorias’ Honoring Our Women, Nurturing Our Soul event in Los Angeles on May 21. [Read More]
Fentanyl, a drug that is killing our community
Posted by Stevie Barron · April 27, 2023 10:05 AM
1,259 Latinos lost their lives in Los Angeles County from 2016 to 2021, not far from the 1,673 whites who perished during the same period [ Read More ]
Bell High School students warn of drug sales at their school
Posted by Stevie Barron · April 25, 2023 12:05 PM
“He was the best brother; He loved to play, sing and dance with the children, and if you needed anything, he was always willing to help anyone, ”says Benjamín Valdez, regarding his brother Joseph, who died of a cocaine overdose in 2020. .
This is how Benjamin remembers his brother, who, he says, died by "accident" because no one tried to help him prevent drug use. [ Read More ]
Fentanilo, una de las peores crisis de drogas en el condado de Los Ángeles
Posted by Stevie Barron · April 25, 2023 12:04 PM
Fentanilo, metanfetaminas, xilocaína son nombres de opioides que conocen perfectamente los jóvenes y, aunque muchos los han probado, no todos viven para contar su historia porque han muerto, o porque sufrieron daño cerebral permanente como Jesús Tapia Gómez, de 24 años. [Read More]
Una reforma a intermediarios es la mejor receta para bajar de precio a los medicamentos
Posted by Stevie Barron · March 24, 2023 9:41 AM
A medida que nuestro país está cada vez más fracturado, encontrar un terreno común puede resultar difícil. Una de las pocas cuestiones que cuenta con un amplio apoyo en todo el espectro político es la necesidad de reducir los costos que pagan los pacientes por sus recetas.
Safer WeHo Coalition giving out free fentanyl testing strips and naloxone for St. Patrick's Day
Posted by Stevie Barron · March 15, 2023 9:34 AM
As St. Patrick’s Day approaches, the Safer WeHo Coalition is taking action to ensure individuals have access to life-saving resources during a time of celebration and increased risk. On Saturday, March 18th, 2023, the coalition will be distributing free naloxone and fentanyl test strips at the “Make Your Own Luck” event in West Hollywood Park.
Health Organizations Distribute Fentanyl Test Strips and Narcan in WeHo’s Rainbow District
Posted by Stevie Barron · December 06, 2022 9:42 AM
The Institute for Public Strategies’ West Hollywood Project joined activists and members of health organizations like Being Alive Los Angeles, LGBT Center’s Trans Wellness Center, AHF, The Wall Las Memorias, APLA Health, Los Angeles Centers for Alcohol and Drug Abuse (LA CADA), and Los Angeles Department of Public Health to distribute overdose prevention information and resources along with life-saving Fentanyl Test Strips and Naloxone nasal sprays.
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29th Annual Noche de las Memorias
Posted by Stevie Barron · December 05, 2022 11:10 AM
The Wall Las Memorias commemorated World AIDS Day on Thursday night with its 29th annual Noche de Las Memorias at the AIDS Monument in Lincoln Park. The event was free and open to the public. Event organizers said beforehand that it “will be a time for healing, remembrance and action and will include prayer, song and testimony.”
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The Wall Las Memorias Brings Health, Wellness to Underserved Communities
Posted by Andres Magana · July 18, 2022 2:50 PM
"By serving low-income and hard-to-reach communities across LA and raising awareness about HIV and AIDS, substance-abuse prevention, mental health stigma, and transgender and nonbinary health and wellness, The Wall Las Memorias has served as both a safe place where people of all backgrounds can seek support and education as well as an organization fighting for social change."
Read the full article by LA Downtown News, click here.