Dr. Arpan Waghray, U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy on We Can Be Well mental wellness panel hosted by the Seattle Sounders

Pictured above from left: Jawanza Hadley, program director, Work2BeWell; Dr. Vivek Murthy, U.S. Surgeon General; and Dr. Arpan Waghray, CEO, Providence’s Well Being Trust. 

Providence’s Well Being Trust CEO Arpan Waghray, MD was honored to join U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy at the We Can Be Well Mental Wellness Panel event presented by Seattle Sounders FC, RAVE Foundation and Providence.

Panelists spoke with more than 150 middle and high school students from Renton School District and Rainier Preparatory Academy in Renton about normalizing conversations about mental health and self-care. The panel also encouraged students to use their voice to advocate for mental health supports and resources so they can be their best selves.

Special thanks to all of the inspiring speakers:

  • Jawanza Hadley, Work2BeWell Program Director
  • Doug Baldwin, Seattle Seahawks Legend and Philanthropist
  • Lesle Gallimore, Seattle Reign FC General Manager
  • Alicia Williams, Seattle Sounders FC Academy Athletic Trainer
  • Lamar Neagle, Sounders FC Legend and RAVE Foundation Trustee
  • Steve Zakuani, Sounders FC Legend and Brand Ambassador

Watch the highlight reel of the day below: