Breaking the Stigma

African American Mental Health Symposium

Evolving... Silent No More

Friday October 14, 2022

8:30 AM to 4 PM
Live and online event

Our tools, your life.

Are you experiencing overwhelming feelings of anxiety, fear, depression, sadness or loneliness? If you have a phone, tablet, or computer we can meet you right where you are.

We offer confidential sessions with a certified clinician for in-person and online appointments, especially to those most in need.

It's okay, not to be okay.

Our tools,
your life.

Are you experiencing overwhelming feelings of anxiety, fear, depression, sadness or loneliness? If you have a phone, tablet, or computer we can meet you right where you are.

We offer confidential sessions with a certified clinician for in-person and online appointments, especially to those most in need.

It's okay, not to be okay.

Girls Support Group

Brilliant. Resilient. Attuned. Virtuous. Empowered.

UrbanZone is a youth driven center that empowers young people on the North and East side of Kalamazoo in education, health/wellness, the arts, and entrepreneurial opportunities.

Mondays from 4 p.m. - 5 p.m.

Urban Zone is a youth-driven center that serves to empower the youth within the Kalamazoo area. Urban Zone desires to make a crucial impact by providing opportunities that are inclusive to the youth in our community.

Programs of the center focus on:

  • Arts
  • Education
  • Mental health
  • Social and emotional well-being
At CAST—College Academic Success Team—that light is intended to encompass a future and make a profound difference in the lives of seven Kalamazoo students. “Our babies need help and support,” says Sonja Roseman, MSW, MBA, clinical director for the Synergy Health Center and director of UrbanZone. She is the founder of CAST. UrbanZone, Roseman explains, is a youth-centered afterschool and summer program for teens, established by Valarie Cunningham in 2014. It is located at 625 Harrison Street in Kalamazoo.