mental health

Everybody stresses. It’s just a fact of life. However, while a little stress can actually help keep you focused, too much of it doesn’t do…

  1. Don’t Do Depression Alone! This week the media world mourns the death of Karyn Washington, the 22-year-old writer of the popular motivational blog…

Karyn Washington, the popular creator of For Brown Girls, a movement to uplift and empower brown-hued Black women, has died from an apparent suicide. She…

  Pastor Rick and Kay Warren of Saddleback Church, the Most Rev. Kevin Vann, bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Orange, and the National…

It’s a Special Edition of Afternoons with Amos on a subject I’ve never done in twenty years of talk show in Indianapolis. Mental Health!  It’s a subject people don’t like to talk about, especially in African-American communities.  But the incidence of mental health disease and disorders amongAfrican-Americans, young, adults and seniors is growing.  There’s a […]

] Pastor Rick Warren and his wife, Kay, said in their first interview with the media since their son’s suicide more than five months ago…

    SBC members weighed in on mental illness in their annual meeting yesterday. While the resolution was being considered, Rick Warren, who has worked…

From Therese Borchard at HuffingtonPost.com: We’ve officially entered the hard months, the “dark ages” as the midshipmen at the Naval Academy say: the time of…

With busy lives, it can be hard to find time to volunteer. However, the benefits of volunteering are enormous to you, your family, and your community. The right match can help you find friends, reach out to the community, learn new skills, and even advance your career. Volunteering can also help protect your mental and […]

Dr. Alvin Poussaint, the famed Harvard Medical School Professor, psychiatrist and educator whose landmark studies on the education of Black youth and recognition that racism is a mental illness has influenced the fields of mental health and education is the Keynote Speaker at this year’s Indiana Black Expo Education Conference.  Dr. Poussaint, also worked with […]

With new research linking pressure at work to heart disease in women, it’s more important than ever to take some time to unwind. Turn off the BlackBerry, take a break from tweeting

Though studies say Black Americans don’t suffer from higher rates of depression than their white counterparts Therese Borchard, an editor for PsychCentral, found that many African-Americans tend to repress feelings of depression and other mental health disorders. Historical relics of slavery, poverty and broken homes continue to haunt African-Americans today — a sign that more […]