mental illness

This is a game-changer! Oregon has passed legislation that’s among the first of its kind in the U.S. that will allow students to take “mental health days” off from school. And get this, they are considered to be excused absences just like sick days. According to ThePulseOfRadio.com, the student activists who organized to push for […]

As of today, 26 people have lost their lives, another 20 injured after Sunday’s mass shooting in a Texas Church. Huffington Post reports that around half of the people who were killed in Sunday’s Church shooting were minors. The victims were as young as 18 months old to 77-years-old. Half the Church’s congregation were murdered. […]

Social media once again has backfired for a celebrity. And this time it’s Nicki Minaj. The rapper posted a video to Instagram of a “conversation” she was having with a woman. In the short clip, the rapper tells the woman, “Come here,” and laughs at her. But the woman is not to be laughed at. […]

Dr. Tamara Warren Chinyani is a mental health advocate, educator, scholar, and former public health employee, with over 15 years of experience working with underserved…

A Seattle woman has been charged with raping a man who told cops he awoke in his bed to find his attacker sexually assaulting him while she had his hands pinned down, according to a police report. Chantae Gilman, 26, was charged this week in connection with the alleged June 2013 attack inside the 31-year-old […]

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…

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…

The headline was stretched across the top of The Washington Post last week: Therapists say African Americans are increasingly seeking help for mental illness. While…

Rebbie Jackson will be touring the country with her daughter talking about mental illness.