The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation (BLHF) is proud to celebrate the hard work and sacrifice of Black Mental Health Providers during our annual Can We Talk Symposium, and Joy Awards Celebration, presented virtually on June 3rd, 2023. Tune in for compelling fireside chats and thought-provoking panel discussions with esteemed guests. Enjoy informative vignettes about our Healers, Self Care Salons, and the different ways to expand Joy in the lives of our frontline workers.
Through an open nomination process, we will award ten (10) finalists of the Joy Awards, $10,000 each, and a very special surprise with compliments from friends of BLHF. The categories will include Mental Health Providers with a special acknowledgment for Mental Health Professionals, Integrated Wellness Practitioners, and Wellness Advocates.
New to our nomination process, we will be awarding two (2) youth (ages 12-15) finalists and two (2) young adults (ages 16-21) finalists of the Joy Awards, $2,500. These finalists will be empowered young people who are doing remarkable things to support, uplift, and educate their peers about mental health.
So please nominate someone you think deserves this award, or nominate yourself!
*Registration to join us for the June 3rd Can We Talk Symposium and Joy Awards will open April 11th, 2023.
To provide acknowledgement to our professional mental health and advocates community and continue to eradicate the stigma around mental health.
Our virtual symposium and celebration is dedicated to honoring and recognizing their dedication to the Black community during unprecedented times. This event will offer discussions and self care tools to support them as humans first.
Joy Over Everything!