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  • Dr. Powell Presents at the Congressional Men’s Health Caucus
    Men’s Health Network in collaboration with the Congressional Men’s Health Caucus held a briefing on Men’s and Boys’ Mental Health Issues: Gateways to Opioid and Drug Abuse? HDI’s Director presented alongside many others. View the presentation below.
    Posted on February 13, 2018
  • Jay Z Discusses Mental Health Stigma
    Refinery 29 talks to Jay Z, Dr. Wizdom Powell, and others about the stigma that exists around Mental Health care for men of color. Read more about the discussion.
    Posted on February 1, 2018
  • Stop Ignoring Men’s Mental Health
    UConn Today sat down with Dr. Wizdom Powell, a prominent psychological scientist and director of the Health Disparities Institute at UConn Health, to find out more about her mission to close the huge gap in men and boys mental health awareness, resources, and services. As chair of the American Psychiatric Association’s Working Group on Health Disparities in Boys […]
    Posted on January 25, 2018
  • Dr. Wizdom Powell on Boys and Men: Changing the Narrative Series
    Check out this new podcast series by the McSILVER Institute for Poverty Policy and Research. Dr. Wizdom Powell, HDI’s Director, will be featured on the January 29th episode. The Black Boys and Men: Changing the Narrative podcast series brings together thought leaders from various sectors to analyze stereotypes and dispel myths concerning Black boys and […]
    Posted on January 16, 2018

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