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Black Mental Health in America: Crises, Challenges and Solutions

November 19, 2023 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm


🌟 Join us for a crucial conversation on “Black Mental Health in America: Crises, Challenges, and Solutions” 🌈 Speakers include Dr. Jamila Codrington (ABPsi), Mr. Barry Cooper (The B.R.O. Experience), and Ms. Stephanie Carnegie (Totality Experience).

1. **Expert Insights:** The event features speakers such as Dr. Jamila Codrington, Mr. Barry Cooper, and Ms. Stephanie Carnegie, bringing their expertise to shed light on the unique challenges faced by the Black community in the realm of mental health.

2. **Awareness and Understanding:** Attendees will gain a deeper understanding of the mental health crises and challenges that specifically impact the Black population in America. This awareness can help reduce stigma and foster empathy within the community.

3. **Community Support:** The event provides a platform for individuals to come together, share experiences, and support one another. Building a sense of community is crucial for addressing mental health concerns and fostering a supportive environment.

4. **Actionable Solutions:** With a focus on solutions, the event aims to equip attendees with practical strategies and resources to address mental health challenges. This can empower individuals to take proactive steps in their own lives and communities.

5. **Networking Opportunities:** Attendees will have the chance to connect with like-minded individuals, mental health professionals, and community leaders. Networking can facilitate the exchange of ideas and the creation of support networks.

6. **Reduced Stigma:** Open discussions about mental health contribute to breaking down stigmas associated with seeking help. By normalizing conversations around mental well-being, the event helps create a more supportive and understanding community.

7. **Empowerment:** Through education and awareness, attendees may feel empowered to take charge of their mental health or advocate for the mental well-being of their community. Empowered individuals are more likely to seek help and encourage others to do the same.

8. **Community Resilience:** Strengthening the mental health of the Black community contributes to overall community resilience. Resilient communities can better cope with challenges and work collaboratively towards positive change.

Attending this event can be a valuable investment in individual and community well-being, fostering a culture of understanding, support, and resilience.