Did You Know???

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???”

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!”