Rising Above Stigma

About the Event

United Way of Broward County Commission on Behavioral Health & Drug Prevention in collaboration with Broward Behavioral Health Coalition invite you to join us for Rising Above Stigma - Connecting the dots and providing practical tools for behavioral health service providers working with the Hispanic Community. 

Stigma is a public health issue. It is a major cause of discrimination and exclusion and it contributes to the abuse of human rights. Let's open up the conversation regarding stigma about mental health and substance abuse in the Hispanic Community. 

Keynote Speaker:

Ismael Cala - Life and business strategist, best-selling author and international speaker. Identified by The New York Times as "The Latino Larry King."

Ismael Cala

Topics include: 
  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
  • Behavioral Health Data
  • Deconstructing Stigma with the Hispanic Population 





Please RSVP by February 15, 2019 - pre-registration is required, no walk ups will be permitted

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Event Details

Holy Cross Hospital Dorothy Mangurian Comprehensive Women's Center
1000 NE 56th Street, Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33334

Community Partners 

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