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Hope. Encouragement. Empowerment for Teens!

Mark your calendars and join us for our special day, dedicated to building mentally, healthier teens at the 2019 L.I.G.H.T TEEN SUMMIT ON MENTAL HEALTH, Saturday, May 18th, 9a.m.-4p.m. at Oxon Hill High School in Prince George's County. Workshops, sessions and resources are geared for both students (ages 13-19) and parents. Outstanding leaders, healthcare providers and educators come together to make a difference in the lives of youth.

Joining the day will be experts, Kelly Wells, LCSW-C as opening speaker and Tashia Weekes, LGPC from Advanced Behaviorial Health of Prince George's County (ABH), along with session speaker on the Pathway to Positivity: The L.I.G.H.T., Keana Green, BSN, RN,FNE Director and CEO of Amity Healthcare Professionals, LLC

Dr. Dallas, CEO of True Pop Corn and naturopathic doctor, will help participants prepare food that will Nourish to Flourish: Steps to Healthy Eating an interactive session to preparing the right foods that promote physical and mental health! Along with faith-based organizations, Mount Jezreel Baptist Church Youth Ministry Leaders on Body Image and Self-Esteem.

Also featured sessions: Dealing With Depression, Teens and Social Media, Handling Stress, Dealing with Loss and Trauma, Suicide Prevention along with Movement Sessions to Dancing to the Drumbeat: Cultural Healing and Movement under the direction of Brian K. Harris, Artist Director of Sons of Freedom, and learning the benefits of Yoga, with Yoga Instructor Luecretia Mason! Open Mic will be open to help connect spoken words and creative to poetry lead by Dialect of Prince George's County.

A full day lead by Psychologists, Mental Health Teams, Health Professionals, Licensed Social Workers, and motivational speakers coming together to bring a day of empowerment and hope. Come out and be empowered, encouraged, and feel powerful with a purpose.

Session are for ages (13-19), parents/guardians, youth leaders, mentors, and all who want to 2BeMoreAware! Breakfast snacks, lunch and resource fair will be part of the day. For more information on session descriptions, vendors and organizations involved please visit our website:

The Day At A Glance

8:45a.m Registration (Pre and On-site Registration)

9:20a.m. Opening Session, We Are More Than Conquerors!

10:00a.m. Resource Fair (ends at 12:00p.m.)

10:15a.m. Depression and Suicide Prevention/Intervention (concurrent session)

10:15a.m. Not Just NoBody, But My Body (concurrent session)

11:00a.m. Grief, Loss and Trauma

11:15a.m. It Is Okay (small group discussion)

11:45a.m. Dancing To The Drumbeat and Yoga & Meditation (these are concurrent sessions)

12:30p.m. Lunch (will be provided)

1:15p.m. Teens and Social Media & Nourish to Flourish (these are concurrent sessions)

1:15p.m. It Is Okay (small group discussion)

2:15p.m. It's Time for Motivation!

2:30p.m. Open Mic! Spoken Word Through Poetry

3:15p.m. Pathway to Positivity (closing words)

When you are not in a session, it is recommended to attend the resource fair. Volunteers will be onsite to answer any questions, assist with registration and provide escorts to session rooms. If you are in need of any accommodations, please let us know how we can be of any assistance. You may contact our office, 240-244-6138 or email with any special requests.

Wearing comfortable clothing is suggested.


Saturday, May 18th, 8:45am-4pm

6701 Leyte Drive

Oxon Hill, MD


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L.E.E.P TO COLLEGE FOUNDATION, INC., a 501(c)(3) organization, creates and supports programs which directly achieves positive outcomes for underrepresented students by improving high school graduation rates and college acceptance through educational enrichment activities, internships, mentoring, community engagement, leadership development and parental involvement.