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Mental Health Day


July 12, 2024    
10:00 am - 2:00 pm


Linn Park
710 20th Street North, Birmingham, AL

Event Type

City of Birmingham Mental Health Day rescheduled to July 12, 2024

Please Save the Date for the City of Birmingham Community Mental Health Day Presented by Nurture of Alabama, Birmingham Park and Recreation Board, and the City of Birmingham.

Location: Linn Park 710 20th Street North in front of Birmingham City Hall

Date: Friday, July 12, 2024

Event Time: 10:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m.

What to Expect: A Mental Health & Wellness Resource Fair, Speakers, Line Dancing, Food Trucks, and a DJ.

There are three goals for this event:

1) remove the stigma of mental health support,

2) improve accessibility to affordable mental health services, and

3) provide community education on mental health & wellness.

Speakers on the stage will include:

Alexandria Means, a domestic violence expert, 10:10 a.m.
Beverly Johnson from the Alabama Department of Mental Health, 10:25 a.m.
Dr. Hernando Carter, a general practitioner, 12 p.m.

Some of the interactive sessions will include:


Activities for adults from the City’s Park and Recreation Department, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Depression screenings with Cherie May Edwards, a licensed professional counselor,  10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Mental health consultations with Lauren Packer, an associate licensed counselor, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Chair massages from Adrian Ward, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Line dancing with fitness instructor Tracy Williams, 11 a.m.
Yoga therapist Jamella Strode leads session on how breathing techniques can help improve responses to trauma triggers, 12:30 p.m.
A low impact sculpt class with fitness instructor April Mack, 1 p.m.
The event will start at 10 am with a resource fair where attendees will be able to learn more about mental health and wellness in our community.


Please fill out the form if your organization, practice, or business is interested in participating in the inaugural Birmingham Community Mental Health Day. Once we receive your information, you will receive a follow-up email with more information about set-up, etc.  If you have any questions, please reach out to Crystal Mullen-Johnson at [email protected].

Register to be a Community Partner:


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