Talk About It: Young People Photograph courtesy New Beginnings Barbershop & Gallery.

Talk About It: Young People

New Beginnings Barbershop & Gallery
1047 Hollins St., Baltimore MD, 21223
December 15, 2015, 6:00 - 8:00pm

In a culture where the notion of “blackness” equaling inferiority is still far too prevalent, an entire generation of young people is at risk of not achieving the self-actualization essential to ongoing mental health. How do we engage young people in discussions of mental illness and addiction so that shame and blame are removed? How can we talk about things in such a way that we increase healing for young people who hurt? How can we best encourage a healthy self-respect amongst youth? Following a meditative moment led by the Holistic Life Foundation, Dr. Halcyon Francis, DSW, LCSW-C, H.F. & Associates, LLC, facilitates a dialogue addressing these and other questions. 

This event was part of the 2015 Talk About It Series

Sponsor: Marian House
Partner: Black Mental Health Alliance for Education and Consultation Inc., Carolyn Anne Foundation

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Every now and again, an artist deeply touches you... the experience transcending mere interest, pleasure, or delight. Such has been our experience of @phyliciaghee , whose performances mine a deeply spiritual place of profound connection to something so much larger than our every day... to a place of wholeness, presence, and healing. Our #ndcartistoftheweek is Phylicia Ghee, who has been a fixture as an artist for the New Day Campaign since we began in 2015. Our Resident Healing Artist in 2015, Phylicia has presented several extraordinarily powerful performances over the past several years, and will be a part of our activities again in 2018 in a yet-to-be-determined healing arts workshop as part of our programming for “Heroin & Healing,” an exhibition we are presenting with @kentcountyarts . You can see more of Phylicia at her website at https://phyliciaghee.carbonmade.com. #artheals #healingandart #itsanewday #ndcitsanewday

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