Special Event

Out of Stigma’s Shadow:
Stories about mental health, mental illness, and the mysteries inside our heads.

Tuesday, May 21, 2019

7:00 pm

Baltimore Hebrew Congregation

An evening of inspiring true, personal tales about the challenges, the surprises, the struggles, and the triumphs, of living with mental health challenges.



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.