The State of Stigma

September 2023 — Influential Voices in the Black Community Talk about Mental Health and Stigma

September 20, 2023 | 12pm

Panelists will discuss the state of stigma around mental health diagnoses in the Black community and how the topic is covered in the media. Stigma around mental illness is prevalent in the Black community, often preventing people from seeking help.

MODERATED BY—Karl Shallowhorn, Director of Youth Programs at Mental Health Advocates

Pastor George F. Nicholas

Lincoln Memorial United Methodist Church

Kelly Dumas

Healing Hub of NY