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
I wrote this as a widget :NOTE: but felt it also should have it's own post so! just copying it over-> I have been working on getting multiple projects up and running regarding Black mental health this past month, so please expect more regular posts, videos and perhaps emails depending on how things go... BUT! … Continue reading Walk Like a Warrior: It’s Begun
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
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?