How One Harlem African American Church Is Addressing Depression By SGREY I'm a PK (Preacher's Kid). My father was a Baptist pastor and I was raised in the church since I was 5. I left the church when I was 16 because of the hyprcosy I saw in how churches were run. It's good to … Continue reading How One Harlem African American Church Is Addressing Depression
To reduce prison population, invest in public mental health, new study says by Andrea Germanos A new study points to a key way to reduce the prison population in the incarceration capital of the world: boost spending on public mental health.
From Cuba with Love: Free Medical School Scholarships for Black and Latino Students by BILLIE1225 Did you know that in 2000 Fidel Castro announced that Cuba would provide FREE medical school training to hundreds of low-income Blacks and Latinos? I didn't hink so.
On Black Men and Mental Health by Jonathan P. Higgins, Ed.D. As a community, we need to encourage black men to take care of their mental health. We as Black folks tend to not want to seek help for mental illness, but mental illness is as real as any physical illness and is more important. … Continue reading On Black Men and Mental Health
'Black Men in White Coats' encourages diversity in health care by Allen Mask, MD Achieving racial diversity is a priority in many professions, but the number of African-American medical students is actually declining. African-Americans represent 13 percent of the United States population but only 3 percent of practicing physicians. But Duke University is working to … Continue reading ‘Black Men in White Coats’ encourages diversity in health care