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Managing Emotions During The Holidays in the Black Community

12:00pm - December 12, 2023 | Timezone: US/Eastern
Central East MHTTC
Registration Deadline: December 12, 2023
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Ideally, the Thanksgiving and Christmas holidays are a joyous time of the year. However, for some individuals it can be stressful and anxiety provoking. This webinar will help the audience to understand how stress and anxiety can affect us in our everyday lives. In addition, the presenter will  explain ways of dealing with this stress, especially during the holidays.



Dr. James LeeDr. James Lee, Jr. is an adult psychiatrist in Greenville, SC. He currently serves as Medical Director of Adult Services at Springbrook Behavioral Health in Travelers Rest, SC. Dr. Lee is a graduate of Morehouse College. He received his MD from Meharry Medical College and later completed his psychiatry residency at the University of South Carolina/ Palmetto Health in Columbia, SC. He later completed a forensic psychiatry fellowship at Tulane University in New Orleans, LA. Prior to his most recent move to Greenville, he served the Rock Hill, SC community as the President/ CEO of Ascension Behavioral Healthcare for over 10 years. He is also a founding member and Secretary/Treasurer of Global Health Psychiatry, LLC, a collection of six African American psychiatrists from across the country, who have come together to educate others on the importance of addressing mental health in our communities. To date, along with Global Health Psychiatry, he has co-authored three publications, Mind Matters- A Resource Guide to Psychiatry for Black Communities, How Amari Learned to Love School Again: A Story About ADHD; and Bree’s Journey to Joy: A Story about Childhood Grief and Depression.



Dr. Annelle PrimmAnnelle Primm MD, MPH is the Senior Medical Director of the Steve Fund, an organization focused on the mental health of young people of color. She is also a member of the Black Psychiatrists of America Council of Elders.







Anyone that finds themselves stressed during the holidays, especially within the African American community

This webinar is part of the Health Equity Webinar Series, an ongoing collaboration between the Central East MHTTC and the Black Psychiatrists of America to increase education and awareness surrounding mental health in the Black community. 
View past webinars in the series