Panel Thursday to focus on stress, mental health for BIPOC during COVID

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A virtual panel Thursday evening will discuss mental health, weathering and economic strain of the COVID-19 pandemic for Black people, Indigenous people and People of Color, according to Lawrence-Douglas County Public Health.

Panelists will include Dr. Nana Dadson, R. Nicole Rials and Erica Hill. They’ll also discuss experiences of health disparities during COVID-19, according to the Facebook event page.

Dadson, a psychiatrist, is chief medical officer at Bert Nash Community Mental Health Center. Rials is urgent care director for Bert Nash. Hill is director of finance and strategic operations for the LMH Health Foundation.

The panel is set to begin at 7 p.m. Thursday, April 22. It will be held via Zoom, and it can be accessed at this link. It’s free and open to the public.

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