Consultant, Speaker, and Advocate, Hakeem Rahim, explores mental health and living purposefully in the face of life challenges using his own personal narrative. From struggling with illness in college, to becoming a forerunner in mental health advocacy, he shares his reflections on his powerful and ongoing journey – from diagnosis to recovery to wellness from mental illness.
Learn Hakeem’s key concepts for recovery, wellness, and acceptance and how you can use them to empower yourself, your clients, and lead your best life in the face of mental illness.
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About Hakeem Rahim Hakeem Rahim, Ed.M, M.A. had the honor of being the first African-American male valedictorian in his high school’s history. He graduated with a BA in psychology from Harvard University and dual masters from Columbia University’s Teacher’s College.
In 2012, Hakeem began openly sharing his journey with mental illness. Since then, he has testified in front of the House of Representatives and the Senate, been featured in USA Today, and has shared his journey with nearly 100,000 college, high school, and middle school students.
He is a TEDx speaker, author, and recorded spoken word artist. In 2016, Hakeem founded I Am Acceptance, Inc, a 501 c 3 non-profit focused on empowering the next generation around mental wellness. I Am Acceptance impacted thousands of students across the country.
Hakeem is the founder and CEO of Live Breathe, LLC and co-founder of OMA, a digital experience for young people enabling high wellness and high performance. Hakeem rose from struggling with illness in college to become a leading mental health advocate. Today he will share key concepts around mental health, wellness, acceptance, and how you can apply them to your life. Learn more on his website.
Supported by UMass Memorial Health HealthAlliance-Clinton Hospital.