Day: March 2, 2019

Taraji P. Henson: Black communities aren’t getting the mental health care they need. I’m helping to break the silence.

Taraji P. Henson started a foundation in her father’s name to help African-American communities access mental health services. This is what it does.
— Read on www.nbcnews.com/think/opinion/black-communities-aren-t-getting-mental-health-care-they-need-ncna968621

Dear Depressed Black Women…I Understand

My name is Laqwanda Roberts-Buckley. I am the Director of Outreach for the national office of a mental health non-profit, former therapist, a certified life
— Read on blogs.psychcentral.com/self-care/2019/02/dear-depressed-black-women-i-understand/

Seventy Percent of Teens Think Depression and Anxiety are Major Issues Among Their Peers: It’s Time to Support Them in Creating Solutions | Mental Health America

If we don’t include young people in developing solutions that meet their needs, we can’t act surprised when their needs aren’t met.
— Read on www.mentalhealthamerica.net/blog/seventy-percent-teens-think-depression-and-anxiety-are-major-issues-among-their-peers-it’s-time