Mental Health Advocate
I was honored to be the Keynote Speaker alongside The Ontario Minister of Mental Health and Addictions, Michael A. Tibollo. I've spoken on stages across North America and my life mission is to remove stereotypes and myths about mental illness. Being an advocate is important to me because I believe the only way we’re going to remove the judgment and discrimination surrounding mental illness is by sharing our stories. I was diagnosed with General Anxiety Disorder back in 2007 and it totally took over my life. The journey was a long road to recovery but now I have the tools to manage a healthy balanced life. I look forward to speaking at your next event to help spread awareness and stop the stigma.
Black Men Speak Up are monthly sessions facilitated by Karen Carrington where Black men openly share their emotions in a safe judgment free zone. After each session, Shane the Roots Community Services Counselor offers free therapy for men who identify as black. firstname.lastname@example.org