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Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

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  • July 3rd: Kickoff to Minority Mental Health Month – Mid-day Dance Party with DJ Bee of Fresh Radio Click here for details! 
  • July 10th: Acknowledging Minority Mental Health Month ~ Dr. Letitia Dzirasa, Commissioner of Health, Baltimore, MD
  • July 17th: Decreasing Anxiousness & Living Your Best Life During Uncertain Times ~ Dr. Vanessa Jenkins, Director of Counseling, Norfolk State University and Owner of Sentencing Options, LLC
  • July 24th: Ted Talk Presentation: Changing Views on Mental Health in the Black Community ~ Chante Meadows, Mental Health Therapist; Owner of Meadows Counseling Group
  • July 31st:  A Conversation with Our Daughters ~ Dr. Angela Reddix, CEO ARDX, CEO XDRA, Director and Author of Envision Lead Grow, President ARDX Foundation; Anyssa Reddix, Program Manager Envision Lead Grow; Mitzi Glass, LCSW Children’s Hospital of the King’s Daughters; Brittany Gainey, LCSW Harnett County School System- North Carolina

CONGRATULATIONS to our 2019-2020 START Interns!

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Congratulations to START Interns Essence Johnson and James Hanana – Class of 2020 High School Graduates!

Essence Johnson 
Essence is a Graduating Senior of Woodrow Wilson High School. Essence will attend Virginia Commonwealth University this Fall, majoring in Chemistry/ Pre-Medicine. Her career goal is to become a Neurosurgeon.

James Hanan
James is a Graduating Senior of Kempsville High School. James will attend Tidewater Community College to complete his Associates Degree in Social Sciences. Afterwhich, his plan is to transfer to George Mason to earn his Bachelor’s Degree in Political Science. His goal is to become a Lawyer with a focus in Real Estate.

May 2020: Mental Health Month

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May is Mental Health Month! The ARDX Foundation is highlighting #Tools2Thrive – what individuals can do daily to prioritize their mental health, build resiliency in the face of trauma and obstacles, support those who are struggling, and work towards a path of recovery.

One of the easiest tools anyone can use is taking a mental health screen at when they need answers. It’s a quick, free, and private way for people to assess their mental health and recognize signs of mental health problems.

  • Mental health is essential to everyone’s overall health and wellbeing, and mental illnesses are common and treatable.
  • While 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness during their lifetime, everyone faces challenges in life that can impact their mental health.
  • There are practical tools that everyone can use to improve their mental health and increase resiliency regardless of the situations they are dealing with.
  • It’s important to recognize your emotions and own your feelings, work to find the positive even when facing adversity or loss, reach out and try to connect with others, remove those people in your life who are bringing you down, and create healthy routines to take care of yourself.
  • There are ways that everyone can be supportive of friends, family, and co-workers who are struggling with life’s challenges or their mental health.
  • One way to check in on yourself is to take a mental health screen at It’s a quick, free tool for you to use.

For each of us, the tools we use to keep us mentally healthy will be unique. But the ARDX Foundation wants everyone to know that mental illnesses are real, and recovery is possible. Finding what work for you may not be easy​ but can be achieved by gradually making small changes and building on those successes. By developing your own #Tools2Thrive, it is possible to find balance between work and play, the ups and downs of life, and physical health and mental health – and set yourself on the path to recovery.

Click here for free Mental Health Screenings »

Dr. Angela Reddix giving out $2020 grants each to 13 women

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I announced this crazy idea that was planted in my heart to be a bridge over troubled waters for 13 women. Sharing a little encouragement to keep their dream of entrepreneurship alive. That $2,020 would perhaps give them hope until other funding came through.

Within a day, I received calls and text from regular everyday people who said “I care”! They have their own demands in life, but they are willing to sacrifice to help someone else who is struggling. It is no longer “I” but “WE” are now able to bless 20 female business owners with $2,020 throughThe Reddix Rules Fund! …I still believe that love for the human race conquers all! 

~Dr. Angela D. Reddix

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