Mental Health

Mental health is one of the important factors in our overall well-being, yet Black people fail to address it. D.L. Hughley talks about his personal…

During the latest probation hearing for singer Chris Brown, doctors testified that the troubled singer’s past history of violent behavior is due to previously undiagnosed bi-polar…

Dr. Kara Young says that your mind can impact your heart. African-Americans suffering from depression are at increased risk of heart problems. Unfortunately, African-Americans often…

Dr. Annelle B. Primm, Deputy Medical Director of the American Psychiatric Association (APA) & Director of the APA’s Office of Minority and National Affairs answers…

Iyanla Vanzant has a message for African-Americans as it relates to mental health. Stop hiding. The teacher, educator and healer who is the host of…

The man who gunned down 12 people at the Washington Navy Yard, the woman who tried to ram her car into a White House barricade,…

Finish this sentence for me.  If I had a son, he’d look like? The President said Trayvon. “If I had a son he’d look like…

Jacque Reid goes “Inside Her Story” with Asha Tarry, founder and CEO of The Collective Advocates for Social Change & Development about black women and…

How could it have been avoided? That is the question that lingers nearly five months after NFL player Jovan Belcher (pictured left) shot and killed Kassandra Perkins (pictured right), his longtime girlfriend and Mother of his infant daughter (pictured). The Kansas City Chiefs linebacker then left the home the couple shared and drove to Arrowhead Stadium, where he killed himself […]

If you are an avid music lover like myself, you most likely woke up this morning with a song floating around in your mind. That song followed you through your daily routines, rolling around in your head like the apple in your lunch bag, causing you to hum along and maybe even dance a bit […]

Let’s just face it: life can be pretty overwhelming at times. If you are holding down every aspect of your life: family, social life, career, love/sex, spiritual life etc. – then you know what it’s like for relationships and situations to constantly evolve, grow, move and change. Yet, life can quickly carry us away, leaving […]

(From shine.com) What do you do if you’re feeling blue because of the financial crisis? Or if you’re just having an extremely lousy day? Here are nine strategies that can boost your mood right now in a happiness emergency. In the next thirty minutes, check off as many of the following items as possible.