Schroeder Stribling, CEO of Mental Health America
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In this episode, Dean Lloyd Minor is joined by President and CEO of Mental Health America, Schroeder Stribling. After discussing her journey to activism and leadership, they examine the emerging mental health crisis, how to deal with societal traumas, and the keys to building an effective nonprofit. Together, they explore the power of networks, radical hospitality, building communities, and collaborative action to provide hope and healing for a nation in desperate need of far-reaching mental health solutions.
Meet Schroeder Stribling
CEO of Mental Health America
Schroeder Stribling is the President and CEO of Mental Health America, the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to helping those living with mental illness and promoting the overall mental health of all.
Prior to joining Mental Health America, Stribling was a Senior Social Worker at Johns Hopkins Bayview Hospital, responsible for implementing new mental health programs in the inner-city Head Start school system. She was then named CEO of N Street Village, a nonprofit providing housing support services for women and families in Washington, D.C. In this role, she diversified revenue streams, expanded its network, created public-private partnerships, and led city-wide policy initiatives.
Stribling regularly speaks and writes on issues of mental health and racial and economic equity and has more than 20 years of experience managing organizations focused on mental health, homelessness, poverty, and racial justice.