Spreading mental health awareness in the Atlanta area is a journey that I embarked upon with TJ Bennett, a managing partner of SolePlay ATL over the past several months. We have spent countless hours engaging the community with online and in-person meetups discussing various mental health topics including, but not limited to, defining mental health and wellness, sharing resources to get help if needed, and discussing various coping strategies. Our work in the community continues, and we're still excited to continue to inspire and engage the community.
That said, the event that is taking place via ZOOM on November 30 is even more special. In partnership with the Jordan Brand, we are leading a themed discussion inspired by the Air Jordan Retro 11 "Cool Grey" sneaker called "Keeping Your Cool Under Stressful Situations." The aim of this discussion is help eliminate the negative stigma surrounding mental health in our communities and discuss coping strategies to use in the future. In the stressful times that we are currently living in, it's vital for us to be able to keep our cool and focus on ways to stay well. Below, I've included a QUICK GUIDE TO KEEPING YOUR COOL and Ways to Seek Help if you are struggling with keeping your cool