Press Release: Domestic Violence and Mental Health

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Domestic Violence and Mental Health: Impacts on Children and Families

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – July 5, 2024 – PRLog — In honor of Black, Indigenous, and people of color
(BIPOC ) Mental Health Awareness Month, Living Waters Inc will collaborate with Empower Your Life
Services to host Domestic violence and Mental Health: Impact on Children and Families. It is an
important dialogue that will convene social workers, counselors, researchers, justice-involved professionals,
community and faith leaders, and other stakeholders from child and family servicing organizations to
explore the intersection of domestic violence and mental health and its profound impacts on children and

Domestic violence leaves lasting scars on the mental health of children and families, especially within
BIPOC communities,” said Joan Been, President and CEO of Living Waters Inc. “This event is an essential
step toward understanding these impacts and working collaboratively to support healing and resilience. We
invite all stakeholders to join us.

The event aims to:
1. Highlight and provide information about the unique intersections and needs of survivors, children, and
families regarding mental health impacts.
2. Provide a forum to discuss and explore current approaches and supportive interventions.
3. Explore strategies to improve mental health outcomes for racially and ethnically diverse populations
impacted by domestic violence.
4. Discuss the role of clergy and faith leaders as bridge builders to support the mental health of affected

Event Details:

  • Date: Thursday, July 25, 2024
  • Time: 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM (doors open at 8:00 AM for continental breakfast and networking and
  • Location: StoneBridge Church Community, 3700 Prosperity Church Rd, Charlotte, NC 28269
  • Registration: Free (required)

For more information and to register, please visit:

Living Waters Inc
Living Waters Inc is a 501c3 non-profit organization committed to the growth and development of our most
important asset, “the people”. Living Waters Inc serves as an independent link to faith-based communities
to collaborate and partner with public and private sectors. For more than a decade, Living Waters Inc has
hosted conferences to engage researchers, clinicians, community members, healthcare system, civic and
community leaders and key other stakeholders to improve the wellbeing of children and families in
Mecklenburg and surrounding counties.