The State of Mental Health: Race, Culture & Identity

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Date

Jun 26 2023
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Time

6:00 pm - 7:00 pm

Location

The Civic Club of Harrisburg
612 N Front St Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

Speakers

  • Aaron Warrick
    Aaron Warrick
    Co-founder & CEO of REJU

    Aaron is the Co-Founder and CEO of Reju, Inc. Reju app encourages mental, physical, and emotional success by equipping people to overcome adversity and manifest their best selves with bite-sized pieces of wisdom, guidance, and inspiration. Reju provides peer to peer therapy connections bridging the gap between end users and license practitioners.

  • Chad Dion Lassiter
    Chad Dion Lassiter
    Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission

    Lassiter is the current Executive Director of the Pennsylvania Human Relations Commission, where he investigates complaints of unlawful discrimination in areas like employment, housing, commercial property, education, and public accommodations. A nationally recognized expert in the field of American Race Relations, Lassiter has worked on race, peace, and poverty- related issues in the U.S., Africa, Canada, Haiti, Israel, and Norway, and is called upon frequently by media outlets to provide commentary on race relations and potential solutions.

  • Dr Rafat Omar
    Dr Rafat Omar
    Psychologist, PsyD

    Hello, I’m Dr. Rafat Omar. I’m a licensed clinical psychologist in Pennsylvania. I work with clients of all ages, couples, and families.
    I’m trained as a generalist and have knowledge and experience in treating a broad range of psychological issues. I have extensive experience working with and diagnosing individuals with autism spectrum disorder as well.
    Other issues I frequently treat include depression, anxiety, couples issues, bi-polar disorder and specific phobias. I look forward to starting our work together!

  • Ruth S. Moore
    Ruth S. Moore
    Director of Business development & Admissions (PPI)