Houston Community College VAST Academy in association with Mental Health America of Greater Houston and several other entities presented National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. The event was aimed at raising mental health awareness among minorities regarding issues surrounding access and treatment. Along with speakers and short films on mental health, several institutions and individuals received awards, including Univision 45 Houston, KHOU 11, Judge Mike Fields, Dr. Regina Hicks, and others. Attendees included MCs Deborah Chambers, Claire Shynett and Traci Patterson, speakers Nicole Kwan and Bobbye Wagner, and several others including Dr. Carla Guice, Karen Haller, T’Liza Kiel, Shenia Page and Eddie Jessie