The mission of Black Men Speak is to inform and enlighten the mental health community and the general public. About issues concerning African American males with mental health and substance abuse challenges through a speakers bureau.
Our goal is to work towards healing the African American community.
From stigma, discrimination, and trauma by sharing our stories, thereby promoting and increasing wellness, recovery, and freedom.
Kenneth Davis, Office Manager for BMS Performs At The 2016 POCC Conference
About the POCC
The Mission of the POCC is to improve the quality of life for Alameda County residents who have mental health or mental health and substance use issues, in whatever settings they find themselves, and to provide the consumer perspective in Transforming Alameda County Behavioral Health Care Services to a recovery vision that is consumer-driven, culturally responsive, and holistic in its services and supports. The POCC provides an empowered and informed voice: of, by, and for consumers in the behavioral health care system, related systems, and in the community.