Teenage Latinas are more likely to die by suicide than African-American and white, non-Hispanic female students. Less than 1 in 11 Latinos with mental disorders contact mental health care specialists. Native American males ages 15-24 account for 64 percent of all suicides among Native Americans. Only 1 out of 3 African-Americans who need mental healthContinue reading “Did You Know???”
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July Is National Minority Mental Health Month!
July is National Minority Mental Health Month, and this is really close to my heart. Being a black woman who is suffering from a mental illness, I know all to well the stigma that is attached to it in our communities. I still get people telling me to “pray it away”, or “you shouldn’t beContinue reading “July Is National Minority Mental Health Month!”