Healthy Living Programs
Mental Health & Happiness

People who feel more connected to others have lower levels of anxiety and depression, higher self-esteem, greater empathy and are more trusting and cooperative. In other words, social connectedness generates a positive feedback loop of social, emotional and physical well-being.

View the Social Connection & Mindfulness Calendar

For further mental health resources, check out our B-Well campaign in partnership with BeachLife Festival and our Mental Health Awareness Month Resources.

Mindful Connections Wellness Workshops

Mindful Connections is the go-to place for you to gain valuable insight and practical tools to help shift your mindset and improve your quality of life.

By completing this registration form once, you are welcome to attend one or multiple sessions. We ask that all participants be age 18 and older to receive services at South Bay Adult School. Once registered, you will receive email reminders for each session. 

Upcoming Session Dates 2024: 
September-October (8-Week Series)
Tuesdays, 12:00-1:30 p.m.

  • Goals and Physical Health
  • Social Connection and Play
  • Taking Control of Stress
  • Introduction to Mental Health First Aid
  • What We Consume and Awe
  • Self-Care, Gratitude and Mindfulness

South Bay Adult School
3401 Inglewood Avenue, Redondo Beach, CA 90278
Room 10 and adjacent patio
Sessions will not be available online or recorded.

Cost: Free

Register Here

If you have any questions or comments, please contact Tiana Rideout-Rosales, (310) 374-3426 ext. 8139,

Virtual Happiness Chat
This is a casual discussion group with light-hearted activities to spark conversation. Share ideas, tips, resources, jokes, quotes – anything that supports our happiness!

Second Tuesday of the month from 12:30 - 1 p.m. 
Register Here

Recorded Mental Heath & Happiness Series 
Welcome to the self-led Mental Health & Happiness Series. For each topic, there are two videos and two documents. Please dedicate one hour for each topic. To support your experience, consider: 1) attending an upcoming Happiness Chat, 2) inviting a friend to participate with you and be accountability buddies, or 3) reach out to the series facilitator, Tiana Rideout-Rosales,

Start by watching the Introduction to the Mental Health & Happiness Series 

Maximize Gratitude: Express appreciation and savor kindness  

Boost Empathy: Support connection and shift perspective

Cultivate Bravery: Embrace opportunities and manage change  

Reaffirm Purpose: Navigate transitions and focus on meaning 

After you complete the series:  

Find more opportunities to connect and build stress resilience skills: