On June 3rd, 2016, MHALA held their annual Golden Ducky Awards show. This ceremony honors Long Beach community members who have made significant efforts in the field of recovery from mental illness. Many of the honorees were members of the MHA Village have skillfully made their way through recovery and moved on to a lower level of care. This year, 36 members were honored for their work recovering their lives from mental illness. Also honored, were individual and business members of the larger community in Long Beach, who helped to support the efforts of MHALA. This year MHALA honored The Lodge Barber Shop, Holly Santos of Swag by Holly, and The Downtown Long Beach Associates Board and Staff. To read more, have a look at the great article below, published by the Signal Tribune newspaper.