Exploring Careers in Mental Health


This event, co-hosted by AHEC and Community Health Speaks, was aimed at teens enrolled in a health internship program that took place recently. It was a panel discussion featuring faculty from the University at Buffalo and practitioners with experience in Buffalo's inner city. The session provided attendees with insights into various mental health careers such as counseling, psychology, psychiatry, and social work. Panelists shared their personal career paths, educational requirements for different roles, and their experiences working with underserved communities, offering a comprehensive view of the challenges and rewards associated with the mental health sector.