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Ready to break the silence surrounding mental health issues, local youth prepare to discuss the importance of art to their well-being at Momentum for Health’s annual art sale and exhibition at the center -town of Mountain View.

Momentum for Health, a nonprofit that provides behavioral health services to adults and youth in Santa Clara County, is hosting the two-day event as part of its To Be Honest campaign, which aims to reduce stigmatization of mental health and addictions issues. through educational programs, screening and creative outlets.

Featuring local artists aged 14-25, the showcase will provide young people with the opportunity to get their start in a supportive environment while encouraging the community to come forward to hear their stories and browse and purchase artwork. . Visitors can create art in real time during the event with supplies and refreshments provided.

The showcase is free to the public and will take place Friday, September 23 and Saturday, September 24 from 4-9 p.m. at 206 Castro Street, Mountain View. For more information, visit tobehonest.today.

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