Mental Health in Black Boys and Men

Mental Health in Black Boys and Men

The mental health of Black boys is a national concern. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one in seven Black males between ages 6 and 17 has experienced one or more traumatic stressors such as physical or sexual abuse, exposure to domestic violence, or the death of a parent. Depression, neglect, and […]

Routine Screening for Anxiety Is Beneficial

Routine Screening for Anxiety Is Beneficial

Anxiety is a common condition that affects millions of people. It can cause individuals to feel anxious, nervous, and tense. Anxiety can also manifest itself in physical symptoms such as muscle tension and stomach upset. Many people try to keep their anxiety hidden because they’re afraid of being judged or rejected by others if they […]

Systematic Racial Disparities Within Mental Health

Systematic Racial Disparities Within Mental Health

Mental health care is a complex issue, and people from different backgrounds experience it in different ways. Racism and other institutional biases play an important role in people’s mental health outcomes, but they are not the only factor. Even if someone isn’t experiencing overt racism, they might still be at risk of poor mental health […]

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