Across the state – Respect for Diversity
NAMI is all about overcoming stigma and accepting folks as they are. Here are events from across the state that address the current issues in our country and community.
NAMI Gulf Coast
Monday, July 20, 2020, 1:00PM-2:00PM CT
“NAMI Gulf Coast is inviting you to join us as we raise awareness, identify mental health issues and engage in a discussion about mental health among our minority population. We are celebrating our diversity by featuring a panel of passionate community members, who are dedicated to improving the lives of individuals.
This discussion will focus on the panelist lived experiences, cultural differences, sexual orientation, disparities based on background, race, as well as specific issues that confront the minority population in accessing mental health services.”
NAMI Central Texas
Black Mental Health Matters: Effects of Community Trauma on Mental Health
Thursday, July 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm CT
“Join NAMI Central Texas and Rakima Parson of Centered Counseling as we talk about racialized trauma, how it affects Black Mental Health, and ways for the community to be well as we buffer against the trauma.”
Thursday, July 23rd, 6-7pmBarriers to Mental Health Care for Underrepresented Minorities“A reflection on the importance of Minority Mental Health Month highlighted by a discussion on the shared barriers to mental healthcare and how these barriers have impacted marginalized members of our community. Following the conversation, a panelist will share their mental health journey as it relates to minority mental health and barriers to care.” NAMI TexasThursday, July 30th, 7-8 pm CTBIPOC, Mental Health, and Social Justice – Facebook Live town hall-details to follow; please save-the-dateNAMI San Antonio Pathways to Hope Conference
Fri, Aug 21, 2020, 9:15 AM – Sat, Aug 22, 2020, 4:00 PM CDT
“Pathways to Hope is a free (VIRTUAL) conference bringing together mental health professionals, social workers, educators, the judicial system, law enforcement, faith community leaders, caregivers, and individuals living with a diagnosis to help improve the mental health care system.”