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event archives


Aspen Institute Virtual Dialogue Series

May 11

Suicide prevention is a cornerstone of the work of AAKOMA. Tune in to hear Dr. Alfiee lead a panel discussion to talk about Black youth and prevention techniques.

The Dude Therapist

April 26

Racial trauma is real – and Dr. Alfiee speaks with Eli Weinstein to talk in depth about it.

Health Minute

March 2

In partnership with Sound It Out for its World Teen Mental Health Day campaign, Dr. Alfiee spoke with CNN’s Health Minute to provide tips and tools to help start the mental health conversation.

CBS Philadelphia

March 2

In partnership with Sound It Out for its World Teen Mental Health Day campaign, Dr. Alfiee spoke with Yahoo News about the increase in mental health issues among teenagers.

2023 Health Datapalooza

February 23

Dr. Alfiee discusses opportunities and challenges that will impact the growth of digital mental health tools and their ability to serve marginalized communities as we emerge from the pandemic.

Now This

February 23

Dr. Alfiee discusses how to approach mental health from an intersectional perspective; coping strategies for young people; and more.

National Governor’s Association Winter Meeting

February 11

Dr. Alfiee moderated a plenary panel between Governor Murphy, First Lady Tammy Murphy, and a few other VIP panelists at the NGA’s upcoming Winter Meeting in Washington, DC. The panel focused on youth mental health, as part of the Chair’s Initiative and maternal and infant health, as part of the…

Red, Blue and Brady

February 10

Recent studies have shown that firearm suicidality rates are rising among Black youth. But why? Is this trend truly new? And, what can we all be doing to prevent this loss of life? Listen as Dr. Alfiee and youth activist Aalayah Eastmond discuss these important topics.

Red Blue and Brady

January 20

Dr. Alfiee stops by the Red Blue and Brady studios to have an earnest conversation about firearm suicide and mental health more broadly.


Hell of a Week

December 15

For the season finale of Hell of a Week, Dr. Alfiee joined Charlamagne tha God and special guest Jay Barnett to talk about mental health on the heels of tWitch’s death.

Black Men Heal

November 11

During the second annual Kings Gala on November 11, renowned psychologist and scientist Dr. Alfiee Breland-Noble will receive The Kings Award, which is given to an individual who has exhibited exemplary leadership within the community.

Mind Matters with Carson Daly

November 7

Dr. Alfiee joins Carson Daly and special guests from across the nation to openly discuss their struggles with anxiety.

Brand Safety Summit

November 3

Dr. Alfiee attended the Brand Safety Summit for a fireside chat with Meta’s Samantha Stetson (VP Client Council and Industry Trade Relations) and Vaishnavi J, Meta’s Head of Youth Wellbeing.

Red Table Talk

November 2

In this episode featuring special guest Cheryl Burke, Dr. Alfiee reveals the surprising ways our childhood experiences influence our adult relationships.

This is Fine

October 26

Dr. Alfiee breaks down the basics of therapy for us, including how to find a therapist, how to choose the right kind of therapy for your needs, and what to expect from your sessions. Listen to the podcast here: Therapy 101 — How to Find a Therapist and Start Healing


AACAP/CACAP 2022 Annual Meeting

October 17

Dr. Alfiee joined psychiatrist and psychologist colleagues to discuss alternative means of reaching Youth of Color to support mental health at this Toronto event.

Mental Wealth Alliance – Mental Wealth Expo

October 8

For the second year, Charlamagne Tha God and CMWO of the MWA, Dr. Alfiee, along with a host of celebs and influencers convened to surface conversations on Black mental health.

Zarrow Mental Health Symposium

September 30

By addressing the modern and constantly evolving needs of families, this event explored the science behind familial relationships and how those dynamics affect us individuals and as part of a larger, more inclusive society. Dr. Alfiee joined the ranks of former keynote speakers such as Cornel West, PhD and Joy…

JLL- Jones Lang LaSalle Mid-Atlantic Black Employee Network

September 26

Dr. Alfiee and The AAKOMA Project will present on the current crisis in youth mental health and the Black youth suicide crisis for this company-wide virtual event

Big East Transition Game

September 17

Dr. Alfiee partners with Big East conference sitting down with student athletes and coaches to talk mental health and how it affects performance on the court and in the classroom. This is a segment that you will want to watch out for. Freshmen fundamentals preceeded this segment on 9/10.