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Damage a Road to Recovery

Guest Contributor: Kiera Yore

Certified Mental Health Technician

Mental Health Case Manager

Abuse Survivor Coach

Author of “Damage a Road to Recovery”

Tell us about your educational and/or professional training, and current area of expertise related to mental health and wellness?

As a certified mental health technician with a B.S in Psychology. I currently works as a case manager where I provide both mental and physical support to care for mentally ill patients. I aide in both the planning and implementing of patients care. I provide care management for individuals through alleviated stress releasing techniques. As a mental health technician I have special training for the treatment for the mentally ill and developmentally disabled.

What are some ways that you promote mental health and wellness through your area of expertise?

Some of the ways I promote mental health and wellness are through music like listening to binary sounds for healing, I promote techniques like meditation and Reiki which is a hands-on, energy healing and balancing technique that promotes stress-reduction and the balance of mind, body and spirit.

What are some things that we should know about your area of expertise?

As an abuse survivor turned Abuse Survivor Coach I have a passion for my work as a mental health healer. As I am certified in the mental health field I have in-depth knowledge of strategies to help manage one's care. I am also working on my certification as a life coach as I have spent the past 12 years healing my self and want to help others do the same.

What does Black Mental Wellness mean to you?

Black mental wellness means to provide my people with the adequate resources, and support they need to deal with their mental health problems.

How do you promote change and well-being in the Black community?