May 18, 2023

An Honest Conversation About Mental Health

An Honest Conversation About Mental Health

Now Streaming On-Demand | Originally Aired 5-18-2023

Understanding comes from knowing. Many people struggle with mental health issues and illness at some point in life, but it is something that we often do not talk openly about. Power comes from knowing and this webinar will discuss mental health, the stigma around getting help, the benefits of seeking treatment and available resources.

Watch the Webinar On-Demand

Webinar Recording | Originally Aired May 18, 2023

Learning Objectives

  • Learn about how common mental health issues and mental illness is.
  • Learn about the reasons people often do not seek treatment.
  • Learn about the benefits of treatment and the available resources.

Meet Our Panelists

Kimberly Grove, MSW, LCSW
AuthoraCare Bereavement Counselor

Kimberly Grove has worked at AuthoraCare Collective for 18 years as both a Bereavement Counselor and as a Long Term Care Hospice Social Worker. In her current role, she counsels individual clients, facilitates a variety of support groups and conducts workshops specific to grief and loss. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker by training and holds a Master of Social Work from UNCG & North Carolina A&T Joint Master of Social Work program.

Debra Mack, RN-BC, BSN, MSN
Behavioral Health Director, Guilford County

Debra Mack is the Director of Behavioral Health for Guilford County. Debra oversees the county’s behavioral health partnerships and is a long-time leader in the Behavioral Health arena. Debra has 20-plus years of experience working with the mental health population in the areas of substance misuse disorders, community mental wellness, and the chronically mentally ill.

Meet Our Moderator

Risa Hanau, LCSW is the Clinical and Community Educator at AuthoraCare Collective. Risa is a seasoned presenter and teacher in the area of end-of-life and ethics. She is a member of the Cone Health Ethics Committee. She is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker by training and holds a Master of Social Work from The University of Pennsylvania.