A Meeting of the Minds: Panel Discussion on Suicidal Behavior and Depression in the Minority Community

Catalyst Network Foundation Inc.

A Meeting of the Minds
“Panel Discussion on Suicidal Behavior & Depression in the Minority Community”

Wednesday, July 15th | 6:00 – 8:30pm | TAJ Lounge: 48 W 21st Street

Complimentary Appetizers & 2 for 1 Drink Specials

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In Partnership with the New York City Chapters of:

National Society of Black Engineers
Dominican Bar Association
Metropolitan Black Bar Association
New York Association of Black Journalists
National Black MBA Association


Michael A. Lindsey, PhD, MSW, MPH; Associate Professor at the Silver School of Social Work, New York University. Dr. Lindsey is a child and adolescent mental health services researcher, and is particularly interested in the prohibitive factors that lead to unmet mental health need among vulnerable youth with serious psychiatric illnesses, including depression. Dr. Lindsey is the author of the blog “Nerve-us” Breakdown.

Michelle Hope MA; Sexologist: A passionate edu-tainer, she combines her love of pop-culture, entertainment, and sexuality into opportunities that educate and motivate. Holding a master’s degree in Human Development and extensive post graduate training in sexuality, Michelle applies an awareness of the holistic implications of sexuality on one’s life and presents information on the many different ways it intersects with various social identities: race, class, gender, sexual orientation.

Dr. Karinn A. Glover, MD; Assistant Professor Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine, is former Vice President of BPGNY, and Co-Founder and Principal Partner at Thrive Mindfulness Project.

Tanya S. Odums, LCSW-R; is a Licensed Psychotherapist and Assistant Principal/Director of Wellness and Preventive at Brooklyn Generation School. She also serves as a Mental Health Consultant for Community Counseling and Mediation and The Terrie Williams Agency. She is a contributor to the book, “ Black Pain: It just looks like we are not hurting”, written by Terrie Williams.

Dr. Dwayne Seymour, PhD, LMSW; is currently a Vice President of Behavioral Health and Business Development for a Health Provider in Upper Manhattan. He earned a MSW from Columbia University. He possess a LMSW, MBA, and PhD. His scholarship is focused on the empowerment and strengthening of families in crisis and, more in particular, families of African descent.


Bert Gervais: Founder of Success Mentor Education. He is a national best-selling author, speaker, and he is the coordinator for Project D.R.E.AM. A mentor program for the children of incarcerated parents.