Welcome to the 4th Annual Black Mental Health Symposium!

September 26 -27, 2019    |   Time: 9am -5pm   |   Location: Hilton Charlotte University Place 8629 J M Keynes Dr, Charlotte, NC 28262

Are you a mental health professional who works with African-American clients and families? LifeSkills Counseling and Consulting Group welcomes you to the 4th Annual Black Mental Health Symposium. This solutions-based conference is a gathering of professionals who desire to decrease the stigma of mental illness, increase access to care, and improve the wellness of the Black community. You are invited to attend this two-day power-packed conference to learn how to make a difference. 12 NBCC-approved CE credits are offered. 

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Book club discussion on Thursday, September 26th at 1pm

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4th Annual Black Mental Health Symposium | Charlotte NC 2019

Affirm | Awake | Arise

Call For Propsals

All proposals welcome, and we invite submissions regarding Black couples and family counseling, parenting, LGBT, addictions, grief, trauma, and culturally-relevant treatment approaches. Request for proposals opens January 15th - March 15th, 2019.

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Connect your business to our network of professionals, counselors, psychologist and students from across the country. Exhibitors are welcomed. Great exposure opportunity for your business through print and digital advertising, web banners and push notifications. 


LifeSkills Cares, Inc. wishes to honor outstanding practitioners with three of its prestigious awards:

Distinguished Practitioner of the Year

Mental Health Advocate of the Year

Ethel L. Wallace Scholarship


Power-packed breakout sessions  designed to challenge the status quo. These culturally specific sessions include topics such as healing community trauma, Black family treatment, play therapy for Black children, and much more.


Talk with students as they present posters of their completed and/or ongoing professional work during the conference. Posters will be on display for the duration of the conference and focuses on Black mental health and wellness.


Make sure to visit wellness vendors and self-care stations throughout the Symposium.

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