Benjamin McAfee has been public speaking for more than five years, and has spoken in panels at conferences, universities, health fairs, high schools, nonprofit organizations, treatment centers, and at faith-based organizations. Benjamin has been featured in the Silence the Shame podcast. Benjamin is most passionate about speaking to students and giving them insights on how they can thrive living with mental health challenges while pursuing their academic interests. Benjamin seeks to inspire students who may feel misunderstood by the education system, and gives them tangible tools for them to succeed. Benjamin is on the Board of Directors at NAMI Broward.
Mental Health America understands that racism undermines mental health. Therefore, we are committed to anti-racism in all that we do. This means that we pledge to work against individual racism, interpersonal racism, and institutional racism in all their forms.