Rising Above Stigma: Conference for Parents

    February 23, 2019 @ 9:00 am – 1:00 pm America/New York Timezone
    Signature Grand
    6900 Florida 84
    Courtney Goodstein
    Rising Above Stigma: Conference for Parents @ Signature Grand |  |  |

    United Way of Broward County Commission on Behavioral Health & Drug Prevention, in collaboration with Broward Behavioral Health Coalition, is pleased to announce that they will be hosting the Rising Above Stigma Conference on Saturday, February 23, 2019 in Broward County. The event will focus on supporting and raising awareness of behavioral health and substance use prevention within the Hispanic Community.

    Ismael Cala, life and business strategist, best-selling author and international speaker identified by The New York Times as “The Latino Larry King,” will serve as the Keynote Speaker on both days of the Rising Above Stigma Conference. Cala will speak about his personal experience with mental health and will discuss life strategies to help overcome barriers to health and wellness.

    Rising Above Stigma: Conference for Parents (The Entire Presentation will be in Spanish)

    · Conference Topics will include Active Parenting to Prevent Substance Abuse, Wellness for the Family, Dealing with Stress, Brain Health and Prevention is Protection.
    · The event will bring parents together to facilitate conversations about topics related to breaking negative cycles, cultural challenges, and coping skills related to wellness and substance use within the Hispanic Community.
    · The cost to attend is $15 per person and includes breakfast, lunch and a book.
    · To register, please visit UnitedWayBroward.org/RisingAboveStigma2

    For more information about the Rising Above Stigma Conference, please contact Angela Ventura at 954-453-3758 or [email protected] For more information about United Way of Broward County Commission on Behavioral Health & Drug Prevention, please visit www.drugfreebroward.org or follow us on social media at www.facebook.com/uwbccommission or on Twitter/Instagram @UWBC_Commission.


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