Community Health Engagement and Outreach invites you to join a bimonthly lecture series featuring renowned experts in the topic of resilience. Service providers, educators, and community members will engage in practical content related to stress, coping, and health equity.
As part of a Rural Health Safety Education (RHSE) grant from the United States Department of Agriculture (USDA), we strive to increase capacity for research- and evidence-based substance misuse prevention and resilience education in Missouri. We will host a total of 4 virtual webinars, one in February, April, June, and August, to help us obtain the goal of increasing the capacity of professionals and community-based organizations serving rural or marginalized communities. The webinars will provide educational programming for professional development in prevention and resilience as well as build awareness, increase skills, and disseminate resources.
Our third speaker in the series will be Dr. Nicole L. Cammack. Dr. Cammack is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Speaker, Media Contributor, and Founder, President and CEO of Black Mental Wellness, Corp. Dr. Cammack is passionate about mental health awareness, treatment, and stigma reduction particularly in Black communities. This passion led to the development of Black Mental Wellness, Corp an organization of clinical psychologists shifting the narrative of mental health in the Black community. She is a co-author of, Healing Racial Stress Workbook for Black Teens: Skills to Help You Manage Emotions, Resist Racism, and Feel Empowered.
Dr. Cammack will be presenting "Redefining Resilience: Mental Health in the Black Community" with the following objectives:
- Increase awareness of Black Mental health including disparities in mental health and stigma
- Coping and wellness strategies to increase resilience in Black mental health
- Disseminate resources
This is a free event.
The Rural Health Education Resilience Lecture Series is presented to you through partnerships across the MU Health System and Extension as the Office of Health Outreach Policy & Education (HOPE). Community Health Engagement and Outreach (CHEO) works within HOPE to provide professional development and education, community engagement and partnerships, and policy which supports the CHEO mission to improve health and well-being of Missourians at every stage of life.
This program is supported by the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture (NIFA), Rural Health and Safety Education Program. The contents are those of the authors and do not necessarily represent the official views of, nor an endorsement, by USDA-NIFA, or the U.S Government.
Learn more: https://extension.missouri.edu...-the-black-community