#Y2B is a Mental Health and Wellness Summit for the youth of ages 14-24. This Summit brings together youth (particularly those of color) to discuss mental health and wellness, challenges they may face and provide resources to help them live their best lives. Join us as we develop and learn skills to live Beyond our Emotional Stressors and Trauma.
The 2021 Summit will be virtual and free. It will be hosted on the Whova platform. Register now.
Check-out this highlight from the 2020 Summit.
And the B.E.S.T. part? It’s FREE!
What to expect?
There will be interactive workshops and panel discussions, keynote speakers, entertainment, networking, exhibitors, award ceremonies and giveaways.
Sessions will address topics that the youth such as suicide, substance use, COVID-19 and many more.
Learn new skills and resources to live your best life.
Parents are welcomed but not required.
Saturday, February 6, 2021, on Whova.
9 AM – 2 PM.
Registration for the annual Yes2Best Summit is open. The 2022 summit will be virtual and it will be hosted on the Whova platform. You can enjoy the Summit from the comforts of your home and wherever you may be. It’s free! Click on the button below to register.
- Learn how stress and trauma impact your daily life.
- Explore ways to deal with life’s pressures for yourself & others you care about.
- To talk with other young people who want to grow stronger emotionally.
- To find resources to help you live better day by day.
Registration IS open NOW! IT’S FREE!
T.V. and film actress, Jenifer Lewis was on hand earlier this month at the California African American Museum, to lend knowledge and experience on the subject of Black mental health, during a dialog facilitated by the Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective.
Read more -> HERE
“Living well with bipolar disorder is possible, but it takes patience, it takes work and it is an ongoing process,” she said in an interview with the Be Vocal Campaign. “The reality is that you’re not a car that goes into a shop and gets fixed right away. Everyone’s process and treatment plan may be different.”
He and his wife, Michi, founded Project 375, which seeks to change the way people think about mental health.
“I used to think that mental health meant mental toughness and masking pain,” Marshall says. “I was raised in a community where you didn’t admit to any weakness. As a football player, you never show weakness to your opponent. But when you think about it, connecting with those emotions is the real strength.”