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)
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…
The severity of the issue of suicide in America is great; but the community that is least spoken of is the one that should be taking the forefront this year. This is a group of people who are least likely to seek out treatment (or have treatment available), most likely to live in traumatic circumstances while … Continue reading It’s National Suicide Prevention Week… Are You Ready to Step Up?
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