Theresa Alphonse

Theresa Alphonse

Theresa Alphonse

Theresa Alphonse is a Haitian-American public health practitioner and health equity expert from Massachusetts. She has worked at local health departments, health centers and hospital systems on community health programming through a racial justice lens. Theresa is also a mental health advocate and is the Founder and Executive Director of her own nonprofit organization, What’s On Your Mind Inc. WOYM focuses on normalizing conversations around thoughts, emotions and feelings in communities of color. She sees destigmitization of mental health and the promotion of wellness, individually and systemically as a means to dismantle oppressive systems and improve health outcomes.