Flip the Script: Creating a New Narrative

Southwest Michigan Behavioral Health (SWMBH) welcomes you to attend our health equity symposium at the Western Michigan University John E. Fetzer Center aimed to address racial & ethnic disparities in the behavioral health system. Attendees will have the opportunity to engage in thought-provoking discussions and workshops, while gaining insight from several renowned local speakers who are passionate about challenging stigma and breaking down barriers to seeking care. Keynote speakers include Valarie Cunningham from The Synergy Health Center and Kevin Fischer of NAMI. Join us as we explore different perspectives on behavioral health and foster a new positive narrative for the communities we serve.

Valarie Cunningham: Racial Disparities in Black Mental Health
Shea-Lin Shobowale-Benson: Fear & Faith: Stigma in the Faith Based Community
Carlos Brown: Addressing Mistrust: Treatment in Practice (TIP)
Kevin Fischer: Stop Stigma

                 June 13th, 2024 8:00am – 4:30pm
Free to Attend! Training Credits Offered!
Lunch Included!

  Click Here to Register for the Symposium