Gant hopes to handle the stigma psychological well being points usually have within the Black neighborhood— a aim that got here shortly after his mother died on account of psychological and different well being points. Gant says far too usually, expressing a psychological want within the Black neighborhood leads to “being weak or, you realize, you’re simply not strong-willed of an individual to endure sure conditions. And it’s not essentially that. It’s just a few individuals deal with conditions otherwise than others.”
To honor his mom’s reminiscence and tackle psychological well being wants, Gant created The Stress Free Expertise. It’s a one-day expertise that’s extra than simply panels, seminars, and handouts, it’s enjoyable—which is by design. Gant says he desires individuals to get pleasure from themselves to allow them to higher obtain info that can enhance their psychological well being. With music, meals, sound therapeutic and yoga, he creates a Stress Free Expertise whereas additionally presenting revolutionary applied sciences inside the psychological healthcare trade that he believes are reshaping the world.
The primary Stress Free Expertise occurred on a current Saturday and the aim was to promote simply 40 tickets. Not solely did the occasion promote out on-line, however further tickets had been additionally bought on the door.
“I’m glad I can do what I have to do and hold her reminiscence alive by spreading this consciousness,” mentioned Gant talking of his mom.
He mentioned not solely was he honored by the success of the occasion, however he’s additionally planning on having one other Stress Free Expertise in three months. After that, the occasion shall be held each different month in an effort to verify everybody in Lengthy Seashore has a chance to enhance their psychological well being.