March 14, 2022
2022 Shape of the Region
The 2022 Shape of the Region Conference, and the incredible, impactful conversations we shared, simply would not have happened without the continued support of our partners and sponsors. Together, we’ve laid a foundation that will continue to serve as an enduring platform to ensure that everyone in our region has access to decent and quality mental health care. Please be sure to check out their , as well as these resources they shared during the conference.

To set the stage, here is a video recommended by NAMI Northern Virginia.

What is the best way to ease someone's pain and suffering? In this beautifully animated RSA Short, Dr Brené Brown reminds us that we can only create a genuine empathic connection if we are brave enough to really get in touch with our own fragilities.

American Psychiatric Association Foundation

Asian American Chamber of Commerce

Booz Allen Hamilton

Claude Moore Charitable Foundation

Community Foundation for Northern Virginia

ConnerStrong Foundation

Cordia Partners

Dulles Regional Chamber of Commerce

George Mason University College of Health & Human Services

Greater Reston Chamber of Commerce

Innovation Health

Kaiser Permanente

Loudoun Chamber of Commerce

Northern Virginia Black Chamber of Commerce

Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce

Northern Virginia Community College

Northern Virginia Health Foundation

Northern Virginia Regional Commission

Northern Virginia Technology Council

Potomac Health Foundation

Prince William Chamber of Commerce

Trillium Center

VA Asian Chamber of Commerce

VA Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Washington Gas

The William and Cynthia Hazel Giving Fund

We are also grateful to the hundreds of persons who attended the conference virtually, many of whom shared several great resources in the zoom chat. Those links are below:

Ad Council's Sound It Out Together - using the power of music to help parents and caregivers understand the emotional needs of middle schoolers.

Fairfax County Government- What is Recovery?

Fairfax Trauma-Informed Community Network

The Northern Virginia Family Service's Multicultral Center provides mental health counselling, as well as other services, to individuals and families who are new to living in the United States.

Voices for VA's Children advocates for state and local policy solutions in children’s mental health.

The Women's Center provides mental health counselling to those without insurance or who are under-insured.