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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...

Singer Sinead O’Connor Makes Obscene Claim About...

Arsenio Hall is denying claims he supplied Prince with drugs. The 1990s late night show host is defending himself against accusations made by troubled...

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...

Study Reveals African-American Women in the South...

According to a new study from the University of Michigan, Black women who live in the rural South are less prone to depression than...

What the Alleged Suicide Attempt of Freddie...

  Gloria Darden, the mother of slain Baltimore man Freddie Gray, reportedly attempted suicide last week. Her effort to take her own life reveals that...

Chronic Depression Significantly Effects Memories and Emotions

The part of the brain that controls emotions and memories, the hippocampus, actually shrinks in people who have depression that is recurrent and improperly...

Can We Safeguard the Mental Health of...

Dr. Frances Cress Welsing, a third generation physician and author, reminds us that Black children are not blind or immune from racism. She summarizes...

10 Black Celebrities You May Not Know...

  Kendrick Lamar Lamar has been rocketing up the hip-hop totem pole, and fans celebrate his complex rhyme schemes and creative song concepts, but even this...

Wayne Brady Admits to Depression, Perhaps Helping...

Wayne Brady, the comedian and TV host of shows like "Who’s Line Is It Anyway" and "Let’s Make A Deal," opened up about his...

Audra McDonald Opens Up About Depression Battle

She won three Tony Awards by the time she was 28 years old. But Audra McDonald has opened about a dark period in her youth...

Experts Take Closer Look at Black Male...

The issue of depression among young Black men is a rarely discussed topic of conversation. At a symposium held at the University of Chicago School...

Gone Too Soon: 7 Black Celebrities Who...

Mental health issues often go undiagnosed in the Black community at a higher rate than other racial groups. We are subjected not only to...

Young Fathers at Risk for Postpartum Depression

A study reveals that young fathers may be at risk for a condition known to affect women commonly: postpartum depression. Depression can hit young...

New Health Screening Guidelines Released For Young...

An updated pediatric schedule released this week includes several changes and new additions to the recommended screenings and health assessments done between infancy and...

Study: Depressed Mothers More Likely to Raise...

Mothers who report symptoms of depression are more likely to display obesity-promoting practices and have children who are overweight or obese than mothers who...

Destiny’s Child’s Michelle Williams Reveals Battle with...

Michelle Williams finally revealed her struggle with depression as she prepares for her latest role on Broadway, an upcoming studio album, and a Destiny’s...

How Depression Can Negatively Effect a Relationship

Depression— it’s reached epidemic proportions in the United States in this generation. It seems that you can’t fling a bottle of Prozac at a...

Fitness During Middle Age Helps Fight Depression

A decline in cardiorespiratory fitness—the kind running helps maintain—during late middle age is associated with a higher risk of developing depression, according to results...

Rev. Jackson: Son’s Condition Was More Serious...

Reverend Jesse Jackson said his son’s condition turned out to be much more serious than the family originally thought when it was released that...

Beyond Obesity: American Diet is Partly to...

In my practice of psychiatric medicine, I spend every day treating patients so that their master mood regulator -- the brain -- will get...

Unemployment Can Lead to Mental Health Issues

Michael Dixon hasn't had a job since September, but he's definitely not relaxing at home. Living at a friend's house without paying rent, he spends...