Reginald & Paul Sewell Foundation


May Mental Health Symposium
5:00 PM17:00

May Mental Health Symposium

  • University of Illinois, Mile Square Health Center, Room 2007 (map)
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The Reginald & Paul Sewell Foundation Presents: A Mental Health Symposium in Honor of May Mental Health Awareness Month. This event is free of charge and refreshments will be served.


  • 5:00pm Vikki Webster, Executive Director, The Reginald & Paul Sewell Foundation

“Second Time Around”

  • 5:05pm Dr. Valentina M. Pacheco-Cornejo, Psy.D., ABPP, Asst. Prof. of Psychiatry

“The Relevance of Mental Health in Children, Adolescents & Families”

  • 5:30pm Dr. Margaret Crowley, Psy.D., Asst. Prof. of Clinical Psychiatry

“The Importance of Taking Care of Your Emotional Health”

  • 5:55pm Dr. Nicole Gastala, Clinical Physician, Researcher Family Medicine

“Substance Use Disorder and Co-Occurring Mental Health & Addiction”

  • 6:20pm Elizabeth Raleigh, Director, Business Development, Clinical Operations &

Community Relations – UIC College of Nursing

“Check Up from the Neck Up”

  • 6:45pm Carl J. Evans, Director Programs & Ops – Hope for The Day

“PEERvention Strategy”

  • 7:15pm Q&A


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Survivor's Day Event
4:00 PM16:00

Survivor's Day Event

Survivor Day is the one day a year when people affected by suicide loss gather around the world at events in their local communities to find comfort and gain understanding as they share stories of healing and hope.


• 3:00-3:15 PM Introduction of Event & The Reginald & Paul Sewell Foundation 

• 3:15-3:30 PM Shantika Delafosse – Survivor of a Loss “The Story”

• 3:30-3:45 PM Jaharri Harrison, Survivor of a Loss “Music Over Pain”

• 3:45-4:15 PM Michael Bushman – AFSP Volunteer
“Creating Purpose from Pain”

• 4:15-5:00 PM Carl J. Evans, Director Programs & Operation - Hope For The Day 
“Things We Don’t Say”

• 5:00 PM Q&A, Remembering Those We Lost, Refreshments.

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Soul Sessions
7:00 PM19:00

Soul Sessions

  • 354 East 115th Street Chicago, IL, 60628 United States (map)
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I know it’s payday for some of ya’ll so whatcha waiting for?!?!? Come join us for an evening that promises to be a great time supporting a great cause! Can’t make it?...we’ll accept a donation...thanks! 11/3...7:00pm...come hear live music...enjoy good food by our own Flavours Keeba & awesome sweets! There’s a band...a bar...what more could you ask for? See you there!!💚💛🎶🎤🎼

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Out of Darkness Walk
9:00 AM09:00

Out of Darkness Walk

Please join us for a walk in memory of Reggie and Paul. The walk benefits the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention who raises awareness while raising money to fund research, create educational programs, advocate for public policy and support survivors of suicide loss. The event begins at 9:00am. The walk begins at 11:00am. 

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