Mental Health Task Force

The Mental Health Task Force is dedicated to navigating mental health discussion and issues facing Miami Lakers.

Board Members

Lindsay WallickChair
Rosa Barroso, LMHCVice Chair
Maria Paz SanchezSecretary
Hector SucoMember
Alexander AguiarMember
Gary CardenasMember
William PerezMember

Mental Health Matters!

Resilience. Perseverance. Compassion.


Our mental health and wellness needs include motivation, enjoyment of life, change in mood, worry, grief, depression, anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain, and relationships with others.


As soon as signs are noted, speak to someone about seeking help and improving health and wellbeing.


Mental health can affect you, your family, friends, coworkers, and neighbors.


Mental illness can go unnoticed, and early intervention is vital to maintain healthy functioning.


988 Suicide & Crisis Lifeline:

NAMI Helpline:

Crisis Text Line:

National Disaster Distress Helpline:

National Child Abuse Hotline:

Veterans Crisis Line:

The Eldercare Locator:

National Domestic Violence Hotline:

Teen Line:

Staff Liaison

Gabriella Escobar | Committee Liaison to Special Needs and Mental Health

T: (305) 364-6100 | E: