Tuesday, May 21, 2019 from 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM EDT
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Baltimore Hebrew Congregation 
Dalsheimer Auditorium
7401 Park Heights Avenue
Baltimore, MD 21208

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Amy Steinberg 

Out of Stigma’s Shadow:
True, personal stories about mental health, mental illness,
and the mysteries inside our heads

Thank you for your interest in this event. 

We have reached our reservation capacity and are no longer able to accept seat requests. 


The event will be live streaming on the Jewish Community Services Baltimore, MedStar Health, NAMI Metropolitan Baltimore, and ifIknew Facebook pages.

Join us for an evening of inspiring true, personal tales about the challenges, the surprises, the struggles, and the triumphs of living with mental health challenges - your own or someone you love's. 

Following a series of stories, a panel of experts will offer additional insight into behavioral health issues, advances in treatment, and resources that improve lives.

Welcome remarks by Dr. Letitia Dzirasa, Baltimore City Health Commissioner

Panel Moderator: Sheilah Kast (Host, “On the Record,” WYPR) 


  • Kay Redfield Jamison, M.A., Ph.D. (Co-Director, Mood Disorders Center, Johns  Hopkins Medicine; author, “An Unquiet Mind: A Memoir of Moods and Madness”)
  • Dr. Renz Juaneza, M.D. (Psychiatrist, MedStar Health)
  • Stacey Meadows, LCSW-C (Manager, Child & Family Therapy, JCS)
  • Bishop Kevin Daniels, Ph.D, DMin, LGSW (St Martin’s Church)

Presented by The Stoop Storytelling Series in partnership with Jewish Community Services, Catholic Charities, MedStar Health, Baltimore Jewish Council, Maryland Faith Health Network, NAMI of Metro Baltimore, Behavioral Health Systems Baltimore, Baltimore Magazine, and The Associated.

Please note: Registering ensures seat availability; however, seating is not pre-assigned. Seat selection will occur on a first-come , first-served basis.