22 May 2017

BAC Teams Up with Thrive NYC, ,Tumblr, Live Breathe for Mental Health Awareness Celebration!

On May 24th, 2017, In honor or Mental Health Awareness month in May, Bridging Access to Care, DOHMH Thrive NYC, Tumblr and Live Breathe all teamed up for Release: A Mental Health Month Awareness Celebration to unveil New York City’s Mental Health Quilt at Tumblr Headquarters in NYC— A community event Inspired by the Oscar-winning film “Moonlight”.

Our Mental Health panelist of experts included : Clay Cane, CNN.com contributor and Author; Dr. Marilyn Fraser, CEO, Arthur Ashe Institute for Urban Health; Dr. Gary Belkin,  Executive Deputy Commissioner at New York City Department of Health and Mental Hygiene; Dr. Aletha Maybank,  Deputy Commissioner, NYC Department of Health and Mental Hygiene and Founding Director, Center for Health Equity; Hakeem Rahim, Mental Health Expert, Author, and Advocate, Founder of Live Breathe, LLC. and I Am Acceptance, Inc.;  Moderator, Todd Johnson, Managing Editor, TheGrio.com; Nadine Akinyemi, Deputy Executive Director, Bridging Access to Care 

Click HERE to view photos on our Facebook page from the event!


OMental Health Release Event