OMH/HHS Webinar: Trauma and COVID-19: Addressing Mental Health Among Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations

Event Start Date: July 29, 2021 - 4:00 PM EDT
Event End Date: July 29, 2021 - 5:00 PM EDT

Register here for this webinar.

The Office of Minority Health (OMH) at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) cordially invites you to join a national audience of mental health professionals, health advocates and educators, health care providers, public health professionals, and OMH partners and stakeholders for an upcoming webinar:

Trauma and COVID-19: Addressing Mental Health Among Racial/Ethnic Minority Populations

July 29, 2021 | 12:00 p.m. – 1:00 p.m. ET

As part of the OMH observance of National Minority Mental Health Month, the webinar will help expand the conversation around the mental health impact of COVID-19 among minority populations. Speakers will discuss programs, resources, and best practices to help minorities access services and debunk mental health myths.

Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the signs, symptoms, and impact of trauma
  • Share strategies to maintain mental wellness
  • Share mental health programs and resources targeting racial and ethnic minority populations
  • Highlight current federal efforts addressing racism and health inequities

This event is offering up to 1 Category 1 continuing education credit hour (CECH) for professionals who are designated Certified Health Education Specialists (CHES) or Master Certified Health Education Specialists (MCHES). Please note that these are the only continuing education units available for this event. If interested, please provide your first and last name and CHES ID number to prior to the event using the same email address that you provided at registration for the webinar.


  • Mary Roary, Ph.D., Director of the Office of Behavioral Health Equity, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services – Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, Adjunct Professor, The Catholic University of America
  • Howard Stevenson, Ph.D., Constance Clayton Professor of Urban Education, Professor of Africana Studies, Human Development & Quantitative Methods Division of the Graduate School of Education at the University of Pennsylvania; Executive Director of the Racial Empowerment Collaborative


  • Roslyn Holliday Moore, M.S., Deputy Director for Programs, Office of Minority Health, U.S. Department of Health & Human Services