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Role of the Black Church in Suicide Prevention/Postvention, and Mental Health Awareness Pt. 2

Presenters Include:

  • Kamesha Spates, PhD.
  • Scott Sylak, MHRSB Executive Director
  • Amy Priest, MHRSB Director of Programs & Services

Presenter Spotlight: Kamesha Spates, PhD.

Dr. Kamesha Spates is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Sociology at Kent State University. She is also the Founder & Director of the Racial Justice & Health Equity Research and Education Collaborative and recently completed a book entitled What Don’t Kill Us Makes Us Stronger: Black Women on Suicide. Dr. Spates works diligently to unveil stigmas of mental illness and suicide in the black community.

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January 15
10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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MHRSB of Lucas County