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


Question Of The Week

Question: What two personal accomplishments fill you with the greatest sense of pride? Answer: 1. Graduating College- The moment I finished walking across the stage I suddenly became overwhelmed with emotion. " I really did it" was the only thing I could think as tears slid down my cheeks. I began to have flashbacks of … Continue reading Question Of The Week

“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