As I prepare for my next live stream I thought I'd post the following because while it may seem obvious, she makes some really good points from signs you can look for in your child's (focusing on ages 5-12 ATM) behavior that may help you save their life, to bullying and what schools and parents … Continue reading A Few Signs To Look For Re: Whether or Not Young (Black) Children Are At-Risk for Suicide
There are many barriers preventing progression in mental health care in the Black community. One is finding a therapist, psychologist or psychiatrist that understands. Many white people need to get over themselves and realize this is a troubling problem, and not a racial war. There is nothing to 'win' by being the bigger 'victim' to those … Continue reading The Different Needs of Black & White People WIth Mental Illness(es)
The reason for these videos I post on Black mental health, mental stigma and the need to speak out is not only because I feel it is crucial we hear and see the reality, to hear another Black woman or man share their experience, publicly, when it is such a taboo, yet fatal, topic among … Continue reading The Threat Faced By Trauma From Hate- Video
A strong and beautiful Black man by the name of Sangu Delle speaks on the crippling stress he was under just a year prior speaking out about how severe it was, and how vital it is that men (and I am saying especially Black men!) need to realize more than ever talking about, and admitting … Continue reading When You Are Too Mentally and Emotionally Strained To Get Out of Bed…
Taraji P. Henson speaks on mental health. Please take 5 minutes to see what she has to say, consider sharing it... We have people dying when we CAN FAIRLY EASILY SAVE THEM if we can come to terms that 1) mental illness is not just for white people, 2) it does not make you weak … Continue reading Taraji Henson Speaking on Black Mental Health Care
I am aware that there are plenty of people who think the signs and symptoms of depression, suicide, behavioral issues and so forth are the same for everyone. While in general of course that is true, there is a very obvious factor that must be considered and dealt with among those suffering from mental illness(es) … Continue reading Racism is On-Going Trauma; Specialized Attention Should Be Formed- Please Watch
” Scientific evidence is now overwhelming that the early years of life are foundational to health and wellbeing, as well as to social, educational and economic success, throughout life. “ This is going to be a series of posts as doing it all in one may be overwhelming… I have been studying neuroscience and the … Continue reading Why is This the Epidemic NO ONE Is Outraged Over?