Why African Americans Don’t Seek Health Care?

There are different reasons to this answer this question, but the two major reasons are described below: Lack of knowledge and misunderstanding There is great misunderstanding about mental health in the African-American population. It is due to lack of knowledge as many people think that the mental health consultation is a sign of weakness andContinue reading “Why African Americans Don’t Seek Health Care?”

Why African Americans don’t take Mental Health serious?

When it comes to mental health, African-Americans are no more different from the rest of the population. They have just decided that mental health isn’t worth discussing or seeking help. Without the proper mental health treatment we can not live a proper life. Seeking help shouldn’t be taboo, but it is in our community. African-AmericansContinue reading “Why African Americans don’t take Mental Health serious?”

Mental Health in the African American Community!

In honor of black history month I felt the need to talk about this on going problem in our community. Mental Health, In the African-American community, depression is frowned upon and actually doesn’t even exist, or least I haven’t heard anyone speak of it. Being bombarded day in and day out with sarcastic comments, rolledContinue reading “Mental Health in the African American Community!”