Events

Thank you for joining our efforts to normalize therapy by joining our weekly events. We have much more in store and look forward to celebrating mental and emotional freedom with you. New weekly groups will be added soon. 

Previous events

Wednesday Night Live w/ Jake Spitz

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Lululemon , 944 West North Ave , Chicago

Join us for another night of education, vulnerability and perspective. You are all welcome to the safe space. Grab a friend, family or your partner and enjoy our group discussion as we work to Normalize Therapy.

Wednesday Night W/ Belinda Martin

Lululemon , 944 West North Ave , Chicago

Coffee, Hip-Hop And Mental Health are here to rebrand and to normalize therapy for the sake of changing the narrative both locally and globally through health conversation. Each week we sit with an artist, an everyday person or a therapist to open about the power of storytelling and vulnerability. This week our guest Belinda Martin will open up about what's underneath the silence. Join us.

Wednesday Night Live w/ Binkey

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LULULEMON, 944 WEST NORTH AVENUE, Chicago

Join us for another Wednesday night live. This is our way of normalizing and rebranding therapy. We look forward to bringing Chicago's own Binkey to the people's coffee shop for a much needed conversation about music, feelings and vulnerability. Grab a friend, family or make it a date night. You do not want to miss this.

Wednesday Night Live

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LULULEMON, 944 WEST NORTH AVENUE, Chicago

Join us for our weekly group discussion to help us rebrand and normalize therapy in the city of Chicago. This week's guest is Melanie Hernandez and we're discussing Domestic Violence in black and brown communities.

Wednesday Night Live

LULULEMON, 944 WEST NORTH AVENUE, Chicago

Domestic Violence In Urban Communities featuring Melanie Hernandez Join us each week for a chance to listen, receive and to learn the power of vulnerability and what it means to ask for help. Doors open at 6:45 pm Conversation starts at 7:30 pm | Full CHHAMH menu available and snacks served.

Coffee, Hip-Hop & Mental Health: Live from Thalia Hall

Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport St., Chicago, IL

September is National Suicide Prevention Awareness Month and we're excited to create a safe space for you to listen, receive and share your thoughts. Multiple lines of evidence indicate that the COVID-19 pandemic has profound psychological and social effects. The psychological effects of the pandemic will probably persist for months and years to come. From social isolation, anxiety, fear of contagion, uncertainty, chronic stress, and economic difficulties. We may see an exacerbation of depressive, anxiety, substance use, and other mental disorders in vulnerable populations including individuals with pre-existing emotional issues. Coffee, Hip-Hop & Mental Health will explore this discussion with a panel of therapists, medical experts, and city officials.

Join us for a night of music, live entertainment, and a community group discussion.

OUR WEEKLY DISCUSSIONS

LULULEMON, 944 WEST NORTH AVENUE, CHICAGO

Each week we're back with another exciting discussion. We're at a new location with different topics each week. The twist this time around is no one will know the topic of conversation until we arrive. In the spirit of hip-hop we're freestyling much needed community conversations to bring healing to the city of Chicago.

Donation

Sep15

CHHAMH X ACE Hotel: Debut of Coffee Series, "Hot Takes"

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Ace Hotel, 311 N Morgan St., Chicago, IL

On Wednesday, September 15th from 6:00 - 8:30pm, Coffee, Hip-Hop & Mental Health (CHHAMH) kicks off the Hot Take discussion series within the Mahoney event space at Ace. This special iteration, FOMO, Reset & Pause, highlights the ways in which our mental health is compromised due to a global pandemic and the practices we can implement to better our state of being through the acknowledgment of these three ideas. The panel includes a collection of powerful speakers and leaders in the world of art, community activism, psychology, and more including:

• Christopher LeMark (moderator) — Founder of Coffee, Hip-Hop & Mental Health • Sam Trump — Musician, Curator, and Director • Brittany Rogers — LCPC, CADC • Just Steve — Artist, Poet, and Musician • Dr. Fabrice Lubin — Psy.D. Licensed Clinical Psychologist

DOORS OPEN AT 6 PM

All ticket proceeds from the event benefit CHHAMH and its causes. Donations can also be made by texting: Donate.NTU21 to 77948

Mamba Mentality

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Coffee, Hip-Hop & Mental Health , 3243 N. Broadway, Chicago

Join us for a very special night as we honor the late great Kobe Bryant as we present the psychology of Mamba Mentality. The alter-ego helped Bryant cultivate his own philosophy. Simply stated, Mamba mentality means “just trying to get better every day.” It’s the “simplest form of just trying to get better at whatever you’re doing.”

Doors open at 6:45 pm | Discussion starts at 7:30 pm | Drinks and snacks provided.

Discussing Family Trauma From a "Queen Sugar" Perspective.

Coffee, Hip-Hop & Mental Health , 3243 N. Broadway, Chicago

CHHAMH's founder Christopher LeMark sits down with the Black to the beginning podcast. They're dedicated to sharing and highlighting black adoption stories. “It is our secrets that are killing us", a quote by OwnTV's Queen Sugar character Nova Bordelon ( Season 4). While the truth can indeed set YOU free, it may, in fact, shackle others as you step into your healing journey. Telling our stories publicly, with close friends, and even our therapists lays bare the experiences of those who have shaped our lives - positively or negatively. Does the storyteller have the right to share the details of someone else’s life that intersect our own?

We are here to normalize therapy and the mental health conversation and everyone's invited. Each event will feature a different storytellers & therapists. | Drinks & lite bites will be provided. Register today!

The Psychology Of Bitch

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Coffee, Hip-Hop & Mental Health , 3243 N. Broadway , Chicago

A special conversation featuring Diamond Dosage from The Diamond Dosage Podcast. We're going to explore the many layers of the word Bitch. From the spirit of patriarchy, the evolution of hip-hop, terms of endearment, social harms and women's empowerment. What does the word mean to you. through the many voices of hip hop and a very personal story. From the hip hop and pop culture, womanhood and the spirit of patriarchy. Join us for another in depth weekly discussion to help normalize therapy. Each features a different storyteller & therapist. | Drinks & lite bites will be provided. Register today!

Heaux Tales

Coffee, Hip-Hop & Mental Health , 3243 N. Broadway, Chicago

We're taking a moment to break down Jasmin's Sullivan incredible album to discuss heartbreak, body insecurities and self worth. We are here to normalize therapy and the mental health conversation and everyone's invited. Each event will feature a different storyteller & therapist. | Drinks & lite bites will be provided. Register today!

The Psychology Of Lemonade II

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Coffee, Hip-Hop & Mental Health , 3243 N. Broadway, Chicago

Join us for part II of one of our most impactful discussions. We're going to recap part 1 of the lemonade discussion and dive right into the second half of the album. We are here to normalize therapy and the mental health conversation and everyone's invited. Each event will feature a different storyteller & therapist. | Drinks & lite bites will be provided. Register today!

Pills: Self Medication

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Coffee, Hip-Hop & Mental Health , 3243 N. Broadway, Chicago

We're going to take a journey down the road of self medication and the abuse of pills to numb you from reality. Join us for a weekly mental health group discussion created to bridge the gap by sharing empowering stories, ideals and resources. We are here to normalize therapy and the mental health conversation and everyone's invited. Each event will feature a different storyteller & therapist. | Drinks & lite bites will be provided. Register today!

CHHAMH Live at Thalia Hall

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Thalia Hall, 1807 S. Allport Street , Chicago, IL 60608

Join Coffee, Hip-Hop & Mental Health for the biggest mental health party In Chicago as we celebrate our 2 year anniversary. Enjoy coffee inspired drinks, a special memorial for the lives we lost in 2020, live entertainment and a therapy discussion paying homage to Common's "BE" album. Featuring Christopher LeMark, Brittney Rogers, Fabrice Lubin, Katie Augustyn, John Fountain III and our resident DJ CrateDigga. 100% of the proceeds to help pay for 250 Chicagoans therapy sessions.

$35.00

Jun23

Adulting

Coffee, Hip-Hop & Mental Health , 3243 N. Broadway, Chicago

“Being an adult is all about life admin”

Let’s be honest being an ‘adult’ can be tough but so was being a kid in its own way! Being a functional adult requires work and effort. Join us for a weekly mental health group discussion created to bridge the gap by sharing empowering stories, ideals and resources. We are here to normalize therapy and the mental health conversation and everyone's invited. Each event will feature a different storyteller & therapist. | Drinks & lite bites will be provided. Register today!

The Psychology Of Lemonade

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Coffee, Hip-Hop & Mental Health , 3243 N. Broadway, Chicago

We look forward to breaking down the heart of Beyonce's Lemonade album from chapter to chapter. Join us for a weekly mental health group discussion created to bridge the gap by sharing empowering stories, ideals and resources. We are here to normalize therapy and the mental health conversation and everyone's invited. Each event will feature a different storyteller & therapist. | Drinks & lite bites will be provided. Register today!

808’s & Heartbreak

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Coffee, Hip-Hop & Mental Health , 3243 N. Broadway , Chicago

We’re excited to take you through the musical journey of Kanye’s 808’s & Heartbreak. We’re going to break down the psychology mindset behind the music track by track. Join us for a weekly mental health group discussion created to bridge the gap by sharing empowering stories, ideals and resources. We are here to normalize therapy and the mental health conversation and everyone's invited.

Each event will feature a different storyteller & therapist. | Drinks & snacks will be provided from 7:00 pm to 7:30 pm. Register today!