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SVP Denver Lunch & Learn: Meeting the Mental Health Needs of Denver Communities

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Event description

Join SVP Denver for a virtual Lunch & Learn to hear from 3 impact leaders working to provide unique mental health services that make care more affordable and culturally appropriate for Denver’s diverse communities.

Supporting mental health is a priority in our community and these organizations are leveraging different approaches to support this important need. Want to learn more about the most significant mental health challenges in Denver and how we can support our community members? 

Session Plan

After hearing a brief presentation from each organization we will have a short panel discussion followed by time for Q&A with the organizations. 

Meet the Speakers

  • Adam’s Purpose (Shay Jacobs, Founder & CEO) -Provides culturally competent grief support and mental health services to the community for those who need help walking through the grief and loss of loved ones. 
  • Denver Family Institute (Emily Dorn, Executive Director) - Offers affordable, strength-based therapy services to individuals, couples and families of all backgrounds and runs a highly respected Marriage and Family Therapy training program.
  • Envision:You (Steven Haden, Co-Founder & CEO) - Seeks to close gaps in behavioral health outcomes for LGBTQ+ individuals through co-created community programming, advocacy engagement, public awareness campaigns, and evidence-based training. Steven is also the start-up CEO & Chief Strategy Officer for a Denver-based company building an app that connects the LGBTQ+ community to expert-vetted mental health providers, a supportive network of peers and allies, and wellness content made for and by LGBTQ+ people. The product is slated to launch nationally in spring 2023 and is the brainchild of Envision:You.


This virtual event is free, but we welcome small donations to support SVP Denver's execution of free events such as this.

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