“We, in the African American community, we don’t deal with mental health issues. We don’t even talk about it. We’ve been taught to pray our problems away.”
Taraji P. Henson went to Capitol Hill made a GREAT speech about Mental Health issues in the Black community.
If you want further insight, check our book recommendations:
- The Color of Hope: People of Color Mental Health Narratives
- Zen as F*ck: A Journal for Practicing the Mindful Art of Not Giving a Sh*t (Zen as F*ck Journals)
- Eliminating Race-Based Mental Health Disparities: Promoting Equity and Culturally Responsive Care across Settings
- Emotional Intelligence 2.0
What are the “next steps” for progress? Do you have any ideas?