Black Superwoman Syndrome isn’t really a syndrome, but it does present certain key features of a “dis-order” of behaviors that have … [Read more...] about The “S” On My Chest Is for Self-Care, Not Superwoman
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Suicide is a sensitive issue to bring up at any time and it doesn’t necessarily get easier when you are the survivor of a loved one who has … [Read more...] about #MentalHealth Myth Buster: Suicide Is For White People?
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How many times have you heard the saying, “prayer changes things” ? If you have, then you were probably raised in the church or a family of … [Read more...] about #MentalHealth Myth Buster: Prayer Heals All Things, Including Mental Illness?
Suicide—the taking of one’s own life - is a one of the most controversial mental health issues very few of us want to discuss. But as with … [Read more...] about #MentalHealth Myth Buster: Avoiding Conversations About Suicide Will Prevent It?
The African-American family structure has long included magnificent storytellers and oral histories. The history of Black people from … [Read more...] about The Biggest Myths About Black Millenials & Mental Health
Empathy. We’ve heard this word used before. We feel empathy for our friends and loved ones, and in disastrous circumstances, for victims we … [Read more...] about Is Empathy The Cure For Racism?
Mental illness is something many people live and cope with but rarely openly discuss. On average, about 43 million Americans have some form … [Read more...] about You Are Here: Navigating The Mental Illness Diagnosis Maze