City of Orlando Presents: Black Mental Health Matters
Thursday, February 11, 2021
6pm - 8pm
Black Mental Health Matters is a movement led for and by the Black community. Join us on February 11, 2021 from 6 – 8 p.m. for a virtual event featuring live performances, a powerhouse panel, small group discussions and more as we work together to start some important conversations about mental health and Black families.
Topics discussed will include how mental health affects Black adults, children, and family units, as well as the ways we can take care of ourselves. This event will bring together the community to begin vitally needed conversations while providing resources and hope. This event was created through a partnership between the City of Orlando, Peer Support Space, and the Black Mental Health Matters Planning Committee.
Featured panelists include:
- Pernell Bush (he/him), LCSW, CNP, President/CEO, No Limit Health and Education
- Kam Brooks (they/them), Mental Health Advocate for LGBTQ+ Community
- Tamia A. McEwen (she/her), PhD., Peer Professional and Certified Yoga and Wellness Instructor, Peer Support Space
- Tasha Anthony (she/her), Registered Mental Health Intern and Mental Health Advocate for Black Community