African-Americans and Mental Health: What You Need to Know

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  • May is Mental Health Month!
  • What Is Mental Health?
  • What Makes Up Our Mental Health?
  • The Link Between Social Determinants and Mental Health
  • African-Americans and Mental Health
  • Stigma Around Seeking Help
  • Other Barriers to Care
  • Why Therapy Is OK
  • Ways to Improve Your Mental Health
  • Dealing With Stress

May Is Mental Health Month!

This month is Mental Health Month. Mental health is an issue that is extremely important to African-Americans. We are 20 percent more likely to experience serious psychological distress compared to whites. Read more about the mental health issues that we face, the stigma around seeking care and tips on improving your state of mind. — Kellee Terrell

 

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