While the experience of being Black in America varies tremendously, there are shared cultural factors that play a role in helping define mental health and supporting well-being, resiliency, and healing.
This week, we share factors contributing to our current mental state, some black mental health statistics, the barriers to mental health care, and how to seek culturally competent care.
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We are all about community and wellness in this episode so let’s jump right into it.
[01:51] Why black people suffer from mental illnesses
[03:52] Misleading cultural beliefs contribute to mental illness in black people
[06:20] Stigma around mental illness
[07:34] Post-slavery mental health diagnosis. The effects trickled down.
[07:53] How to seek help when it comes to your mental health
[18:33] Food Swap for the week: Today we are going to swap a breakfast item, Cereal.
[23:17] More About Us & Our Mission & How to Be featured on our podcast
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