Live Blogging

Live Blog Recap 5: SAMHSA Conf: Behavioral Health and Well-being: Impact of Trauma, Violence and Stress

Session Description: Examines how trauma, violence and stress are experienced by boys and men of color over their life span. Discussion revolved around understanding how communities of color view stress, violence and trauma and the impact of these experiences when they reoccur over time. Panelists: Dr. Derek Griffith; Dr. Eric Mankowski; Dr. Bruce Purnell; Julia […]

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Live Blogging from the SAMHSA & APA Conf. on Behavioral Disparities in Boys and Men of Color Day 2

Live Blogging from the SAMHSA & APA Conf. on Behavioral Disparities in Boys and Men of Color Day 2

Last Day of the conference and it looks like we are going to have some great topics. I. Behavioral Health and Well-Being; Impact of Trauma, Violence and Stress. II. Behavioral Health and Well-Being: Addiction, Mental Health, Sexual Health and HIV III. Funders Perspectives and Needs: Influencing Funder Agendas IV. Speaking on Behalf on Boys and […]

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Live Blog Recap 4: SAMHSA Conf: Fatherhood and Fathering: Perceptions in Contemporary Communities of Color

Session Description: Examined fatherhood and fathering in contemporary communities of color to understand the impact of different structures of fathering on the socio cultural, emotional  and behavioral development and well being of boys and men of color. Panelists: Dr. Derrick Gordon; Dr. Irene Luckey Take aways: You know a session is great when its the […]

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Live Blog Recap 3: SAMHSA Conf. Changing Social Determinants: Opportunities for Promoting Health Equity

Session Description: Examining social determinants such as education, family, household stability and contextual factors including racial stress and peer relationships which influence the behavioral health and life outcomes of boys and men of color. Panelists: Dr. Howard Stevenson; Dr. Shantel Meek; Honorable Judge Arthur L. Burnett, Sr. Dr. Stevenson, professor of Urban Education and Africana […]

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