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The Urban League Young Professionals of Metropolitan St. Louis is an auxiliary organization of the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, comprised of young urban leaders whose time, energy and talents are dedicated to improving the welfare of St. Louis community residents. The Young Professionals are committed to seeking innovative solutions to persistent social problems, such as economic empowerment, education, civil rights, civic engagement and financial management. Their goal is to form a cohesive group of young professional leaders who can leverage their collective experience, education, resources and talents towards improving the lives of those in need. The Young Professionals host monthly meetings on the second Wednesday of every month at the Urban League of Metropolitan St. Louis, Inc. located at 3701 Grandel Square. 


Urban League Young Professionals of Metropolitan St. Louis are excited to present:


The State of Black St. Louis

Mental Health in the Black Community

We will be discussing Mental Health issues that affect the Black Community

Invited Guest Speakers:

Keana Nwaneri, MS

Clinical Mental Health Counselor 


Specialty / Area(s) of Expertise:


Domestic Violence


Trauma


Attachment Style



Melissa Douglass, LCSW, DCC


Distance Counselor/Founder of Goal Driven Counseling, LLC


Specialty / Area(s) of Expertise: 


Tele-mental health 


Navigating Transitions


Stress Management



Marcus Miller, MA 


Program Director for KHAOS, INC and Assessor for SSM Health


Specialty / Area(s) of Expertise:


Trauma-focused care & SGL or LGBTQ mental wellness



Gabriel Washington


Staff Pharmacist, Schnucks Pharmacy 


Specialty / Area(s) of Expertise:


Disease State Prevention/ Treatment



Ebony Hester MSW, LCSW 


EbonyTherapy


Specialty / Area(s) of Expertise:


Marginalized communities depression, anxiety, and trauma foster care, LGBTQ, and issues related to race/culture



The State of Black St. Louis is a five part series hosted by
The Urban League Young Professionals of Metropolitan St. Louis
discussing various topics that effect our community.

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