Mental Health in the Black Community

Mental health is unfortunately an issue that is still highly stigmatized in the black community. The backgrounds and belief systems in our community often cause us to push aside these very serious conditions and we do not allocate enough of our energies towards fixing them. This articles dives into some of the reasons that our brothers and sisters are less likely to seek and/or receive adequate, appropriate treatment for mental illnesses than our counterparts of other races.

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