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Sentara Healthcare Hosting Mental Health Webinar March 22

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The covid-19 pandemic has put a spotlight on the needs for awareness, education, and action as it relates to mental health and wellness nationally as well as in local communities. Sentara Healthcare will host a Mental Health & Wellness During Covid-19 webinar from 6pm to 7:30pm on Tuesday, March 22. The public is invited to attend a guided discussion presented by experts in the field of mental health via Zoom.

Panelists will explore mental health stigma and barriers to obtaining care. They will discuss challenges within current support systems and investigate solutions to improving mental health support by identifying existing and emerging programs, initiatives, and strategies to support mental health and wellness.

Panelists in attendance will include Mitzi Glass, LCSW CHKD, Covid-19 and Cultural Humanity; Dr. Latonya Russell, Sentara Pediatrics – The LGBTQ+ Youth Experience; Dr. Kristie Norwood, Hampton University – The Young Adults, Faith Community & Veterans Experience; Dr. Jonathan Smith, The Wellness Collective – The Family Experience; and Betsy Rhodes, a director with the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.

The event has been made possible by Cidney’s Opportunity. To register for the webinar, click here.

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