The Fourth Annual OCP2 Wellness Day for Broward County youth, families and community providers

Photo IDs (Photos courtesy of Kehinde Thomas):P1: Ana Valladares, Governor Appointee, Children’s Services Council of Broward County; Robert Lall, Program Coordinator, Gulf Coast Jewish Services; Arleen Abreu, Keynote Speaker; Gonzalo Cadima, Director, Commission on Behavioral Health & Drug Prevention
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iHeartRadio’s 103.5 The Beat Radio Personality Papa Keith attended and spoke to guests about the importance of mental health and suicide prevention

Tiffany Lawrence, OCP2 Project Director, Broward Behavioral Health Coalition; Papa Keith, Radio Personality, 103.5 The Beat; Lorene Bauduy, Social Marketing Specialist, Covian Consulting; Gonzalo Cadima, Director, Commission on Behavioral Health & Drug Prevention
Papa Keith, Radio Personality, 103.5 The Beat; Taylor Blanco, Youth Advocate; Easton Harrison; President, Youth MOVE Broward
Cheryl Sills, Gulf Coast Jewish Services; Tania Hamilton, Gulf Coast Jewish Services; Ashanti Johnson, Event Volunteer; Brittany Hargrett, Gulf Coast Jewish Services
Susan Nyamora, President and CEO, South Florida Wellness Network; Tiffany Lawrence, OCP2 Project Director, Broward Behavioral Health Coalition
Celia Hall, OCP2 Recovery Support Navigator; Bobby Crume, Director of Independent Living, Camelot Community Care
Chris Hickman, Employment Specialist, Individual Placement Support Program; Tiffany Lawrence, OCP2 Project Director, Broward Behavioral Health Coalition; Derrick Manborde “Da Lost Prophet” Music Artist; Jacob Gordon, Event Volunteer; Ashley Mortimer, Event Volunteer
Tiffany Lawrence, OCP2 Project Director, Broward Behavioral Health Coalition; Celia’s Baby; Papa Keith, Radio Personality, 103.5 The Beat; Celia Hall, OCP2 Recovery Support Navigator, Broward Behavioral Health CoalitionP9: Celia Hall, OCP2 Recovery Support Navigator, Broward Behavioral Health Coalition; Alfonso Ruiz, Peer Evaluator, Broward Behavioral Health Coalition

LAUDERHILL, FL — The 4th Annual OCP2 Wellness Day for youth, families, and community providers was held in recognition of Mental Health Awareness Month on Saturday, May 11.  The event conveyed OCP2’s messaging which is “There is Only One You” and emphasized the importance of mental health wellness and suicide prevention.

The event was hosted by United Way of Broward County’s Commission on Behavioral Health & Drug Prevention, Broward Behavioral Health Coalition and Broward County’s One Community Partnership 2 (OCP2). Highlights of the event included FREE mental health resources, a Massage Station, Arts & Crafts, Poetry/Lyrical Expression, a Photo Booth and more.

During the event, keynote speaker Arleen Abreu, shared the message about her 19-year-old son Ryan Abreu who took his own life in August of 2016. She discussed suicide warning signs and offered hope for those who work to prevent depression and suicide, especially in young adults. iHeartRadio’s 103.5 The Beat Radio Personality Papa Keith was also in attendance to hold a Meet & Greet with Broward County families and share a personal message about the importance of mental health wellness.

In addition, the “Wellness Champions Award Recognition” ceremony recognized young people, families and community members who make a difference through their work and advocacy for mental wellness.

Award winners included:

  • Provider Partner of the Year: South Florida Wellness Network
  • Provider Partner of the Year: Gulf Coast Jewish Services
  • Youth Advocate: Taylor Blanco
  • Family Advocate: Alfonso Ruiz
  • Support Staff: Robert Lall
  • Tip Star: Timothy Andrews
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