Speaker Information

Keynote Speaker

Melody Moezzi

Workshop Speakers

Angie D. Booker, Life and Health Analyst, Consumer Services Division & Bianca Cogdell, Operations Manager, Health Insurance Smart NC
Mental Health and Your Health Insurance Plan

Cari Carson, Esq., MSW
Finding Learning: How to Successfully Advocate for K-12 Students with Significant Mental Health Needs in Schools

W. J. Casstevens, LCSW, MSW, PhD, Associate Professor
The Hearing Voices Movement

Members of the Art Asylum: Catherine Edgerton, Billy Dee, and Cassie Hamrick, MA, LPCA, ATR-P
Creative Advance Directives: Envisioning Health Through Art and Community

Melissa Enoch-DeBerry
Effectiveness of Community Involvement

D. Joi Haines, MA
One Veteran Suicide is One Too Many

Calvin Harvel, NCCPSS, Peer Support Specialist; Jeff Wisdom, NCCPSS, Peer Support Specialist; Allison Wolfe, LCSW Director Carolinas HealthCare System
Peer Support, Influencing Recovery in the Hospital

Kelsey Klatka, MS, CRC, LPC
How Video Games are Helping Us

Dielle McMillan, BSW
Stay woke: How to engage the younger generation in mental health awareness and advocacy

Powell Paguibitan, M.Ed.
Nobody Knew Health Class Could Be So Complicated: Redefining Mental Health with Strategies to Promote Mental Wellness through Personal Narratives

Bebe Smith, MSW, LCSW Director, Mental Health/Coordinator, NC Evidence Based Practices Center
The Crisis Navigation Project: A Collaborative Approach to Promoting Psychiatric Advance Directives

Jerry Wease, MA/Ed.S, LPC, LCAS, CSI, NCC
The Injustice Collectors: Co-occurring Trauma and Substance Use