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Self-Care for Black People 101: Options Outside...

Living while Black. This is a term that is used to describe the reason why vast numbers of Black people face injustices and prejudices...

Black Mental Health Crisis Hits Minor Roadblock...

Many believed that the advent of the Affordable Care Act was a huge step toward resolving racial disparities in health care. However, a new...

Everyday Racism, Other Stress Makes Black People...

Are you sick of racism on the job, or from the police, or in other areas of daily life?  If you are Black in...

Saving Our Children: Two Recent Teen Suicides...

Tragedy has touched the Cincinnati public school system, as officials announced Thursday that two students committed suicide since the start of the year.  The...

New Study Says Black Teens Suffer from...

A new study reveals that Black adolescents experience more stress due to poor sleep, which leads to academic, behavioral and health issues.  The findings...

Implicit Bias on the Deathbed: Study Shows...

A new study points to racial discrimination in the health profession, this time by doctors against dying Black patients. This is yet more evidence...

Hidden Mental Health Issues: The Unique Challenges...

Researchers have concluded that Black college students rely on "grit" to get ahead, which means they view their college experience with determination and a...

Racial Disparities in Healthcare: Study Finds Doctors...

The health disparities between people of color and whites are well documented, with Blacks having a higher risk for a multitude of diseases, including...

Study Finds That Blacks Live Longer Than...

A fascinating study was just released that could change the way you view Black people, genetics and health. A study in the journal, Circulation,...

Roanoke Shooting: Did Workplace Racism and the...

Vester Lee Flanagan, II, known by his on-air name Bryce Williams, was a Black journalist who fatally shot a white TV anchor and a...

Mental Health Awareness is Key to Saving...

July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Mental illnesses and disorders are a major problem in the Black community. With a stigma surrounding...

PTSD and Mental Health Disorders in Black...

In this season of racial violence, the public finds itself exposed to real-life scenes of police brutality and gun violence, church burnings, white supremacist...

Alternative Model for Mental Health System That...

The mental health system in America is an embarrassing failure. Here is an outline of principles upon which a new one might be based: 1....

Drug-Free Methods Could Help Mental Health

There are fast and effective, drug-free ways to lift emotional burdens that your doctor or psychiatrist will not tell you about because he is...

Atlanta Cyclorama Presents: ‘Slavery, The Civil War,...

Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 6pm - 8pm, The Atlanta Cyclorama will host a free lecture "Slavery, The Civil War, and African American Mental...