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Virtual Town Hall for Lift Every Voice: A Call to Action to Promote the Mental Health of the Black Family

October 7, 2021 @ 1:00 pm

Please join us for a live Virtual Town Hall!
Experts and advocates from NAMI and The Steve Fund will share insights on mental health and mental illnesses in communities of color in the context of structural inequities, the pandemic and the economic crisis. Presenters will also share the full range of mental health care and psychiatric treatment options, support groups and other resources that can foster thriving among Black families.
After the panel discussion, NAMI’s Chief Executive Officer Dan Gillison will moderate a Q&A session.
Speakers include:
Gordon Bell, Board Member, The Steve Fund, Moderator
Daniel H. Gillison, Jr., Chief Executive Officer, NAMI, Moderator
Dr. Janice Beal, President, Beal Counseling Associates, Mental Health Expert, The Steve Fund
Sherman Gillums, Jr., Chief Strategy and Operations Officer, NAMI
Ellis Gordon, Former Husband of the Late Bebe Moore Campbell
Dr. Napoleon Higgins, President and CEO Bay Pointe Behavioral Health, Executive Director, Black Psychiatrists of America
JB Moore, Executive Director, NAMI Prince George’s County, Md.
Marc Morial, President and CEO, National Urban League
Dr. Annelle Primm, Senior Medical Director, The Steve Fund
Harold Turner, Executive Director, NAMI Urban Los Angeles
Bonnie Watson Coleman, U.S. Representative, N.J.


October 7, 2021
1:00 pm