RANCHO MIRAGE, Calif. -

About 100 organizations that serve teenagers and young adults will participate in a forum in Rancho Mirage today.

Oasis Community Services' Desert Region TAY "UnConvention," which starts at 9 a.m. at the Annenberg Center for Health Sciences at Eisenhower Medical Center, is meant to create awareness of the resources the groups offer in eastern Riverside County.

The county Department of Mental Health started the project to improve the level of service provided to people ages 16 to 24.

Supervisor John Benoit will highlight county programs funded by the Mental Health Services Act. 

      Other presenters include Coachella Valley Sexual Assault Services, 

Family Services of the Desert, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, 

Mourning Star Center, Operation SafeHouse, Christopher's Clubhouse, California 

Department of Rehabilitation, Center for Employment Training, Jewish Family 

Service of the Desert, ABC Recovery Center and the LGBT Community Center of the 

Desert.