Black Communities and Mental Health
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Black Communities and Mental Health

Historically, communities of color experience unique and considerable challenges in accessing mental health services. However we always seem to dust it under the carpet. Here are some shocking facts that we need to realize. According to the US HHS Office of Minority Health: Adult Black Americans are 20 percent more likely to report serious psychological distress than … Continue reading

Black Communities and Mental Health
#mygirlsquad / Culture

Black Communities and Mental Health

Historically, communities of color experience unique and considerable challenges in accessing mental health services. However we always seem to dust it under the carpet. Here are some shocking facts that we need to realize. According to the US HHS Office of Minority Health: Adult Black Americans are 20 percent more likely to report serious psychological distress than … Continue reading

The Ties that Bind
Culture

The Ties that Bind

Although I enjoy spending a majority of my time alone, I am aware of the dangers of too much alone time.   According to an article by Psychology Today, when our needs for social interaction are not met, one can literally unravel.  Both mentally and physically. Like food, our bodies require certain levels of social interaction … Continue reading