Out of Stigma’s Shadow:
Stories about mental health, mental illness, and the mysteries inside our heads.
Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Join us for an evening of inspiring true, personal tales about the challenges, the surprises, the struggles, and the triumphs, of living with mental health challenges — your own or your loved one’s.
Following the stories, a panel of experts will offer insight into behavioral health issues, advances in treatment, and resources that improve lives.
Welcome remarks by Dr. Letitia Dzirasa, Baltimore City Health Commissioner
Panel Moderator: Sheila Kast (Host, “On the Record,” WYPR)
- Kay Redfield Jamison, M.A., Ph.D. (Co-Director, Mood Disorders Center, Johns Hopkins Medicine; author, “An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness”)
- Dr. Renz Juaneza, M.D. (Psychiatrist, MedStar Health)
- Stacey Meadows, LCSW-C (Manager, Child & Family Therapy, JCS)
- Bishop Kevin Daniels, Ph.D, DMin, LGSW (St Martin’s Church)
Presented by The Stoop Storytelling Series in partnership with Jewish Community Services, Catholic Charities, MedStar Health, Baltimore Jewish Council, Maryland Faith Health Network, NAMI of Metro Baltimore, Behavioral Health Systems Baltimore, Baltimore Magazine, and The Associated.
The event is free. RSVP here to reserve your ticket.