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
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
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
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?
” 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?