Past Events

Events

May

25th

Arlington County DHS – Building Healing Communities: Conversations in Mental Health, Equity & Resilience – Part 2

Building Healing Communities: Conversations on Mental Health, Resilience and Equity - Health (arlingtonva.us)

May

20th

Arlington County DHS – Building Healing Communities: Conversations in Mental Health, Equity & Resilience – Part 1

Building Healing Communities: Conversations on Mental Health, Resilience and Equity - Health (arlingtonva.us)

May

6th

7:30 PM

Project Healthy Minds & MadHappy Hour

May

5th

Silence the Shame: A Brilliant Mind Gala

Silence the Shame : Silence the Shame Presents: A Brilliant Mind Gala : page

May

5th

Manhattan Strategy Group Presents: The State of Youth Mental Health During the Pandemic

Wondering how to improve #youthmentalhealth during the #pandemic? Experts from @EveryMind. and @The AAKOMA Project, Inc. participated as panelists in Manhattan Strategy Group’s Facebook Live event. Join the conversation by watching this replay on Facebook. Link: https://fb.watch/5iSkGTmnL4/

April

29th

Sound It Out Press Tour

Sound It Out Together | Mental Health Resources for Middle Schoolers

April

27th

Wakefield High School FBT Town Hall

April

22nd

WEF Davos Labs Dialogues Taking Care of Ourselves and Our Communities: Let’s Talk About Mental Health

March

31st

TBD

Florida International Union Black Student Union | Our Minds Matter: A Virtual Mental Health Conference

March

4th

APAHC: Boot Camp

APAHC Conferences 2021 - Association of Psychologists in Academic Health Centers (APAHC) (ahcpsychologists.org)

February

27th

2:00 PM

Black History Month 2021: Paint and Sip with Lexi Underwood

Lexi Underwood, star of HULU's Little Fires Everywhere, joined forces with AAKOMA to address teen mental health. Via a virtual paint and sip, co-hosted by Lexi and Morgann Noble, AAKOMA provided 70+ 10-18 years old participants with swag bags of gourmet hot chocolate from Kingsbury Chocolates, an AAKOMA Project mug, a paint kit (replete with easel, canvasses, acrylic paints, brushes, and stencils), and a Starbucks treat. https://vimeo.com/545249813

February

26th

4:45 PM

InstaGram Live: Teen Dating Violence in BIPOC Communities

February

25th

TBD

Starbucks Mental Health for Black Women

February

23rd

TBD

Our Minds Matter Black Youth Minds Matter

February

11th

TBD

AAP/AFSP/NIMH Youth Suicide Prevention Summit

January

15th

Ryerson University

January

1st

TBD

Academy Health Paradigm Project Meeting

AAKOMA is a proud participant of this project focuse on changing the face of research in the mental health field.

November

9th

7:00 PM

#COVIDCare for our Mental Health

AAKOMA is excited to lead a discussion with the people of Lincoln Memorial Baptist Church in NC on securing your mental health and holding onto your faith in unprecedented times.

October

26th

10:00 AM

Interview with Shira Lazar for Habitat for Humanity

AAKOMA is excited to be featured in a discussion with Shira Lazar, media personality, journalist and founder discussing mental health and social justice

October

24th

11:00 AM

Forging Forward-Establishing a Path for Restoration, Resilience and Hope

AAKOMA is excited to have one of our subject matter experts, Dr. Jamey Leanne Rislin, lead a discussion with the people of Mt. Olive Baptist Church on securing your mental health and holding onto your faith in unprecedented times.

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our peeps, so feel free to connect during normal business hours.

AAKOMA Project, Inc.
contact@aakomaproject.org
4201 Wilson Blvd, Third Floor, Arlington, VA 22203
(571) 486-3382

Hours: By Appointment

Feel free to email us for inquires about keynotes, presentations, volunteering, consulting and partnerships!

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If you are in crisis and need immediate support or intervention, call the mental/behavioral health crisis line of your county behavioral health officeTrained crisis workers are generally available 24-hours a day, 7 days a week.  If the situation is potentially life threatening, please go directly to your nearest hospital emergency room.

If you are a teen or young adult in need of mental health support, register here for up to 5 FREE virtual sessions.

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