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African Americans Mental Health

Addressing Mental Health During This Economic Downturn

Mychal Denzel Smith | Posted 11.13.2012 | Black Voices
Mychal Denzel Smith

With a rate of unemployment for black male teenagers up near 50 percent and what we know about the correlation between joblessness/poverty and depression/suicide, this is a potentially dangerous and deadly moment.

Black And Depressed: Overcoming The Stigma

Therese Borchard | Posted 10.15.2011 | Black Voices
Therese Borchard

The stigma and prejudice toward mental health issues in black communities is especially thick, making it very difficult for persons suffering from depression or anxiety (or any mood disorder) to acknowledge it, let alone seek treatment.

I Have A Mental Illness. So What?

New Harbinger | Posted 10.15.2011 | Black Voices
New Harbinger

How do African Americans begin to eliminate the stigma of mental illness so that we can get the help we need sooner rather than later, and support those who need it?