February 11, 2021 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Online panel discussion

The Realities of Inequity:
Ongoing and new needs in mental health

In this session, local champions for health and well-being will discuss barriers to seeking and receiving mental health support, the myth that Blacks are more resilient to crises, the pandemic’s long-term impact on the fabric of our community, the warning signs of a mental health decline, and how to support struggling employees and others.

Judith Poey, Ph.D.
Health Program Officer
United Way of Central Maryland


Dr. Jonathan Shepherd
Chief Medical Officer, Hope Health System
President, Board of Directors
Black Mental Health Alliance

Jennifer Herwig
Vice President, Human Resources
Baltimore Gas & Electric

Sherri Bloom, LCSW-C
Clinical Director
Pro Bono Counseling Project