Family Centre is proud to join Bermuda Mental Health Foundation for their first-ever virtual conference entitled Mental Health “It’s About All of Us”. This one-day event will take place on October 28, 2021 from 10:00am to 5:00pm and features workshops, breakout sessions, panel discussions, networking opportunities, and more.
Family Centre will be powering the Teen Summit, where teens can discuss how mental health and mental illness truly impacts them and their peers. Teenagers are invited to come out with solutions, debate and encourage each other in a safe space facilitated by Family Centre counsellors, Rishèe Paschal and Cherise Carey.
This event is completely free. REGISTER TODAY and learn more by visiting https://bmhf.bm. Community Service hours are available for students who register and attend our Teen Summit event!
Other topics at the conference include: Early signs of Mental illness and Resources, Avoiding Burn Out, Moving Bermuda Mental Health Industry Forward, Domestic Violence and Mental Illness, Cross-Cultural Clinical Work through the Lens of the LGBTQ+ Community, Coping with Loss, Stress and Anxiety, Men and Mental Health, COVID’s Impact on Young People’s Mental Health, and so much more!
Attendees will hear from dynamic speakers like Dr. Steven P. Hancock, Zakiya Johnson-Lord, Dr. Adriene Berkeley, Rishèe Paschal, Cherise Carey, Dr. Jana Outerbridge, Brenda Dale, Laurie Shiell, Kelly Madeiros, Latisha Lister-Burgess, Jessica Lightbourne, Dayla Burgess, and many more.
Professionals from both Family Centre’s Community and Counselling teams will be featured at the event! Elizabeth Francis, Community Support Worker and Ge’Von Greaves, Family Support Specialist will host the Family Centre “booth” at the virtual expo, and you will also get a chance to meet our entire Counselling team at the “Speed Get to Know a Counsellor” workshop!