4 Things I learned in my early 20’s

1. Gaining More Tools In My Toolbox My temperament and attitude were things I thought were inherent and innate. I was confident that the personality traits I developed as an adolescent were the ones that would carry me throughout my life course. Boy was I wrong! As I am evolving into a focused, goal oriented, … Continue reading 4 Things I learned in my early 20’s


Wellness Wonder Playlist

Some days I'll wake up with the biggest smile on my face and I am prepared to take on the world, while other times I wake up feeling defeated and beat. No matter the mood I am in my music is playing and helping direct and guide my emotions. My goal for listening to music is … Continue reading Wellness Wonder Playlist

Youth Mental Health First Aid Bill

Senator Jesse Hamilton services the 20th District in Brooklyn (Brownsville, Crown Heights, East Flatbush, Gowanus, Park Slope, Prospect Heights, Prospect Lefferts Gardens, South Slope, and Sunset Park.) and in January 2016 I was invited to the Albany Press Conference which launched his Mental Health First Aid Bill. This Bill will provide teachers in the Department … Continue reading Youth Mental Health First Aid Bill

“No Different Than You” Video Screening

Stigma plagues all communities, and in my attempts to reduce that stigma the youth and I created a video for Children's Mental Health Awareness Month (May). With support and help from BRIC Arts Media, we were able to put together this dynamic film  where the youth were able to share their experience about their mental health journey. Developing this video … Continue reading “No Different Than You” Video Screening