Save the Date - Minority Mental Health Awareness Summit

No More Martyrs is set to host the 2nd Annual Minority Mental Health Awareness Summit in Birmingham, Alabama on Thursday, July 13, 2017.

 Dr. Monnica Williams

Dr. Monnica Williams

The Minority Mental Health Awareness Summit is a unique national event that focuses on the importance of cultural competence in mental health care and advocacy. The summit is open to the public and supported through a partnership with the City of Birmingham and the Office of Mayor William Bell in recognition of Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.

During the summit, African-American, Latino, Asian, LGBT and Native American speakers share their perspectives on what it means to provide culturally responsive care and services.

This year's opening keynote speaker is Dr. Monnica Williams.  Monnica Williams, Ph.D. is a board-certified, licensed clinical psychologist, specializing in cognitive-behavioral therapies. She is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychological Sciences at the University of Connecticut, and Director of the Laboratory for Culture and Mental Health Disparities. She is also the Clinical Director of the Behavioral Wellness Clinic, LLC, in Louisville, Kentucky and Chadd's Ford, Pennsylvania.

Save the Date and Stay Tuned for more about this year's event.