I will be speaking on:
BIPOC/Asian American Mental Health
Do You Know What It's Like...
I will be sharing about my lived experiences of being given a mental health diagnosis and the journey to Recovery as a Black and Indigenous woman from a cultural perspective and how this experience can inform pastors, congregants and others how to they can be supportive.
Keris Jän Myrick is a long-time mental health activist and has held executive positions at the local, federal national levels. Myrick is the podcast creator and host of Unapologetically Black Unicorns and serves on the Boards of the National Association of Peer Specialists (N.A.P.S.) and Disability Rights California (DRC). Myrick has over 15 years of experience in mental health services innovations, transformation, peer workforce development and authored numerous peer reviewed articles and book chapters. Keris Jän Myrick is a Certified Personal Medicine Coach, has a M.S. in organizational psychology from the California School of Professional Psychology of Alliant University and MBA from Case Western Reserve University’s Weatherhead School of Management.