Monday, October 23, 2017
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‘You’ve Got Family, It’s Not Worth It:’...

https://twitter.com/itvnews/status/915628566666207234 Three U.K. schoolboys are being hailed as heroes after preventing a suicidal man from jumping off a bridge late last month. Students Devonte Cafferkey, Sammy...

NY Gov. Cuomo Wants Answers from Hospital...

NEW YORK (AP) — Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Thursday launched an investigation into a hospital's handling of a man who sought psychiatric care just...

New Orleans Charter School Treats Traumatized Children with...

Before Katrina tore through the city of New Orleans in 2005, the public school system suffered from corruption and neglect. After the storm wiped...

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...

‘Stay Tuned’: Author Shares How to Balance...

"Stay Tuned" by Nick F. Nelson is a self-help book that details not only how to find success at work but also how to...

Kanye West Hospitalized for Psychiatric Evaluation Right...

Kanye West has been hospitalized and put under psychiatric evaluation after he was said to be acting "erratically" at his trainer's house in Los...

10 Successful Black Celebs Who Opened Up...

Serena Williams: Top-Ranked Professional Tennis Player The star athlete took a lengthy hiatus from the tennis court following her shocking loss at the U.S. Open...

‘The New Normal:’ South Carolina Flood Victims...

Earlier this month, parts of South Carolina were ravaged by floods. "We haven’t seen this level of rain in the Lowcountry in 1,000 years,” said...

‘I Can’t Breathe’: African-Americans, Race Trauma and...

A white man walks into a church in Charleston and sits quietly among a bible study group for an hour before mentioning something about...

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...

12 Important Twitter Reactions to the Charleston...

  On the Initial Reaction The media should be ashamed. 3 hours to get on air and then gives detailed suspect description WITHOUT mentioning his race....

Black Girls Smile Creator Fighting to Dispel...

It doesn’t take much research to discover that, despite being one of the main demographics targeted by mental illness, it’s still largely taboo in...

Study: Racism in Health Settings Linked to...

Researchers at the University of Melbourne did a survey that examined racism experienced by the Aboriginal Australians in health care settings and also in...

Childhood Bullying Affects Health in Adulthood

A new study has found that bullied kids have higher inflammation levels as young adults than their uninvolved classmates. Even if bullying stops after...

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...

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...

A Healthy Diet May Alleviate Symptoms of...

Safe nutritional approaches have proven to be effective in alleviating the symptoms of some forms of mental illness. These approaches include the use of omega-3s,...

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...