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Minority Mental Health Month Online Panel Discussion

Updated: Jul 30, 2021

Missed the event? Check out this video:

Learn from our panel of experts in the field as they explore issues concerning mental health, substance use disorders, and minority communities, destigmatizing mental illness and enhancing public awareness of mental illness among minority groups.

Fred Sandavol, Executive Director of the National Latino Behavioral Health Association

Fred worked as National Cultural and Linguistic Competency Consultant and Trainer -July 2011 – September 2018 and now and now serves as the ED of NLBHA which includes overseeing these programs National Hispanic and Latino Addictions Technology Transfer

Center and the National Hispanic and Latino Prevention Technology Transfer Center.

Silver van Fleet, CPSW, CCSS Program, The Life Link

Silver is an enrolled member of the Fort Mojave Tribe in Needles California. At The Life Link she has worked as as a Victim Advocate with the Anti-Human Trafficking program and now in the Comprehensive Community Support Srrvices (CCSS) as a case worker.

Atom (they/them/theirs) Green, Adventure OUT!, Program Coordinator, The Mountain Center

Atom is a Program Coordinator with the NM GSA Network and Adventure OUT! at The Mountain Center on unceded Tewa Land in Tesuque, NM. Atom has worked with The Mountain Center since 2018. Prior to being hired on as staff, they established the Santa Fe Trans, Non-Binary & Gender Non-Conforming Support Group in 2012

Cam Bui, MSW, MBA

Cam Bui holds a dual masters MSW/MBA at New Mexico Highlands University in NM and has more than 20 years’ experience in the health and behavioral health field. Cam is a professional trainer in Behavioral Health Interpreter Training, Mental Health First Aid and is an Adjunct Professor for New Mexico Highlands University teaching senior-level social worker students.

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The discussion was very lively and some solutions were raised to improve the morale and health of minorities. 8 ball pool


Listen in as our distinguished panel discusses ways to increase public understanding of mental illness and its impact on minority space bar clicker populations, as well as ways to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness and substance use problems.

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