Mental Health In the Barbershop and Beyond With Lorenzo Lewis of The Confess Project

Friday, October 29, 2021
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm CST

You’re invited to a special VCHealth webinar with Lorenzo Lewis, revered mental health pioneer and founder of The Confess Project. 

Join us to learn from Lewis and our partners at Chenal Family Therapy and The Bridgeway about mental health, resilience, and how diverse populations are affected.

The Confess Project has the first and largest organization committed to building a culture of mental health for young men of color, boys and their families by focusing on empowering frontline heroes and sheroes in communities across America – more specifically, The Confess Project trains barbers to be mental health advocates.

Ken Clark of Chenal Family Therapy and Bruce Trimble of The Bridgeway will discuss mental health issues among different populations, sharing real-world case studies and providing tips to strengthen resilience.

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More about Lorenzo Lewis and The Confess Project from Wikipedia: Lewis is currently a 2020 Roddenberry Foundation fellow and was recently awarded a 2020 Echoing Green Fellowship, the 2019 National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) Multicultural Outreach Award, and the Richard E. Tompkins Torch Award from the Central Texas African American Family Support Conference. The Confess Project efforts have been recognized by the Governor of Arkansas and featured on CNN’s Big Story, Sister Circle,and NBC’s “Today” Show. He has also appeared in O Magazine as one of eleven 2020 Health Heroes, on Jay Z’s Roc Nation during Black History Month, and on the Power 106 Players Club via Nick Cannon Mornings.

Thanks to our presenting sponsors for helping us address this critical issue: Chenal Family Therapy and The Bridgeway.

Thanks to our corporate sponsors for supporting The Venture Center: Little Rock Regional Chamber, Frost PLLC, Simmons Bank and Wright Lindsey Jennings.