Aziza E Jones presenting Leadership as Disruption: Women of Color and their Allies Moving Beyond the Boundaries
We may struggle to remember that our melanin is poppin’, our strength is sometimes silent, and that loving ourselves is not only, necessary, but revolutionary.
Each year, The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) hosts National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in September. It’s an opportunity for us to educate ourselves about the risk factors associated with suicide and ensure that we know how to get help for ourselves or others. Unfortunately, talking about suicide is still taboo in many circles, including […]
After a long hiatus, we are relaunching! First with our blog and early 2017 with a brick and mortar location in the DC Metro Area. When I initially started writing Envision-ings, my goal was to empower and educate lay people about mental health issues. I wanted to provide education about how to recognize common psychological […]
Happy Holidays! The holiday season is always a time of great reflection for me. As I begin preparing for the New Year and setting my goals, I think about what happened over the last year and what I hope for in the next. This year, in addition to my goals I will be setting some […]
Anyone who knows me, knows that I never need an excuse to go out to eat. If you need a reason here is a link to 10 great reasons! On April 25 Dine Out for Life to support Food and Friends, an incredible organization that provides meals to people in the DC metro area who […]
The New HIV: Clinical Implications and Ethical Practice for the 21st Century June 18, 2013 8:30 am – 4:30 pm 1050 Connecticut Ave NW 10th Floor Washington, DC 20036 An HIV diagnosis is no longer the death sentence it used to be. Medical advances have transformed being HIV Positive from […]
I confess, I’m a lover of sad songs. And I’m not the only one. As a culture, we romanticize “feeling blue”. We have a whole genre of music, The Blues, that revels in hard times and love lost. But what happens when all that revelry turns to pure pain and melancholy? How do we know when […]