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Mental Health Event Aimed at Minorities Scheduled for Thursday, July 25

By: kila.owens ,

St. Bernards Leading and Emerging African-American Professionals (LEAAP) will host the LEAAPing Into Mental Health event on Thursday, July 25 at 6 p.m. as part of the Staying Alive Series.

The event will be hosted at First National Bank, located at 3500 E. Johnson Avenue, and will offer attendees an open and honest dialogue about mental health, completely free of charge. 

Psychiatrist Dr. Michelle Schofield will be leading a panel discussion on mental health and the unique issues that may face the minority community. July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. 

The Staying Alive Series is a program created by LEAAP in order to offer community education and awareness to identify and minimize health disparities for African Americans in Northeast Arkansas.

For more information, please call the St. Bernards Healthline at 870.207.7300 or visit stbernards.info.