This year’s conference “Coping with Mental Health in the African American Church and Community” will take place on Saturday, November 9, 2019, at The Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church located at 1879 Glenwood Avenue Southeast, Atlanta, GA from 10:00 am to 3:00 pm. This event has an expected attendance of 400.


Our premier sponsors: Anchor Hospital, Matters of the Heart, LLC. and Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church


We are proud to announce that inspirational speak and radio personality Mr. Willie “Mo” Moore Jr. will serve as the Keynote Speaker. Willie Moore, Jr. is the host of the top-rated “Willie Moore Jr. Show,” which reaches over 1.7 million people weekly on the Gospel Station, Praise 102.5. 


His ground-breaking inspirational show has featured top entertainers and celebrities including Barack and Michelle Obama, Tyler Perry, Bishop T.D. Jakes, Hilary Clinton and many more. Willie can also be seen on BET’s Joyful Noise and TBN’s Juice TV’s The Crew, which currently airs in over 60 million households worldwide.


FBMHI, established in 2013, is a collaborative effort between mental health professionals, individuals with lived experiences, and diverse faith communities to promote the benefits of Spirituality on mental health outcomes. 


For more information, please contact:

Olinda Ricard-Hodge, CPS

Administrative Support Specialist

Faith-Based Mental Health Initiative 



  • Occurred Saturday, November 9th, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm


The Greater Piney Grove Baptist Church

1879 Glenwood Ave., SE
Atlanta, GA 30316