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Mental Health, Trauma, and the African American Community: A Panel Discussion

Wed, February 21, 2018 6:00 P.M.
Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library

Join in a conversation about mental health issues in the African American community, including the impacts of traumatic experiences, disparity in access to mental health care, and the stigma around mental illnesses. 

The panel, moderated by Jaynay Johnson, Co-founder of the Black Brain Campaign, will include mentor and activist Shawn Frogg Banks; marriage and family therapist and Black Brain Campaign Co-founder Farida Boyer; and Glen Ellis, writer and advocate for health equity and ethics in medicine. 

Advance registration for this free event is encouraged: click here to RSVP. 

Lucien E. Blackwell West Philadelphia Regional Library
125 South 52nd Street (West Phila. Regional 52nd & Sansom Sts.)
Philadelphia, PA 19139-3408
Adult/Teen: 215-685-7433/Children's: 215-685-7422

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