Mental wellness is a critical but often overlooked part of the trajectory of the young Black male’s success in our society. Professionals from all walks of life and community members at-large who serve or encounter young black males will gather at an upcoming event on August 30 that will address culturally-competent practice with Black males here in Indy who may be dealing with effects of trauma, increased exposure to violence and more.
Organizers invite you to join them for a day of dialogue an education at the African-American Male Wellness Conference which is a community program of OpportunIndy, formerly known as #YourLifeMatters.
Click the media player below to hear my conversation with OpportunIndy’s director, Dr. Michael Twyman about the #YourMindMatters event, why it’s necessary, what you’ll learn by attending and how to get registered.
FULL INTERVIEW (TOTAL RUNNING TIME: 30 MINS, 42 SECONDS) begins after a message from a valued tlcnaptown.com sponsor: