Individuals have become more socially isolated. The impact of social isolation on individuals and families is a communal health issue. Social isolation deserves attention and hands-on, innovative design from providers within different disciplines to decrease the negative impacts and increase social connection.
NaKaisha Tolbert-Banks is is the Founder and C.E.O. of D.U.O. EmpowerMEnt Services where she serves as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Addictions Counselor, and advocate for mental health. She believes in raising awareness and bringing equitable mental health services into all communities, specifically focusing on communities of color. In addition, NaKaisha is a published author who enjoys the change of seasons and tacos.