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Named The Oprah Health Hero Of 2020

Updated: Feb 24

Congratulations to our founder @lorenzoplewis on being featured in @oprahmagazine the last quarter of 2020!


More of Lorenzo in the Media



Mental Health & Media - Turning Awareness Into Action

Listen to Lorenzo P. Lewis and other panel guest speak on turning Mental Health & Media from Awareness to Action





Lorenzo P. Lewis on The Kelly Clarkson Show

Lorenzo Lewis noticed early on in his life how Black barbershops and salons were powerful places for deep conversations. He also noticed that Black men were the least likely to seek out resources for mental health. Lorenzo decided to remedy this issue by creating "The Confess Project," which trains barbers to be better listeners and communicators so they can properly advocate for therapy and share mental health resources with customers. Two participants, Divine and Elliot, call into the show to share why this program is important and how it helped them overcome their mental health issues.Lorenzo Lewis noticed early on in his life how Black barbershops and salons were powerful places for deep conversations. He also noticed that Black men were the least likely to seek out resources for mental health. Lorenzo decided to remedy this issue by creating "The Confess Project," which trains barbers to be better listeners and communicators so they can properly advocate for therapy and share mental health resources with customers. Two participants, Divine and Elliot, call into the show to share why this program is important and how it helped them overcome their mental health issues.



Previously published at https://www.yahoo.com/entertainment/program-trains-black-barbers-promote-233000902.html

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