We’ve all heard of declarations before. We learn about them in school. We create them in our deviance of our parents’ rules and sometimes as … [Read more...] about Hate Is Hate: What’s Mental Illness Got To Do With It?
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African American women are known by many as one of the strongest groups of women in the world, mentally. But what happens when their mental … [Read more...] about 5 Things Black Women Should Know About Mental Health Counseling
Love—such a powerful word; a word full of emotion and splendor. And yet a word that too often gets confused with obsession and … [Read more...] about Love Doesn’t Hurt: Domestic Violence, Exploitation & Titi Branch
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
Mental illness, like other medical illnesses such as diabetes or cancer, requires personal and professional attention to its effects on … [Read more...] about #MentalHealth Myth Buster: Dating Someone With Mental Illness Will Make Me Sick, Too?
Did you ever read the story about what happens to you when you see a shrink for the first time? Well, maybe you didn’t but that type of … [Read more...] about #MentalHealth Myth Buster: The Internet Can Make You Crazy?
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?
“My daughter won’t get out of bed after I call her several times. It just feels like she’s ignoring me!” “My son is acting … [Read more...] about You’re Not A Bad Parent: Helping Your Child Manage Mental Illness
The struggles of being a Black professional are multi-layered. We’re often underrepresented in a lot of the places we’re employed. Finding … [Read more...] about Working While Black: Surviving Workplace Racism & Microaggressions
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
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?
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