Mental health

The three largest mental health providers in the nation are the following jails: Cook County in Illinois, Los Angeles County and Rikers Island in New York.…

Today on “NewsOne Now“ with Roland Martin, mental health advocate Terrie M. Williams and psychologist Dr. Jeff Gardere held a frank conversation on mental health in the Black community. Williams urges…

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…

Exposure to violent video games. A failure to take medication to treat mental illness or a development disorder. Access to assault weapons. And is it…

When the world heard of the tragic passing of Don Cornelius, we had different reactions. Some were in disbelief, others paid homage to the legend with a “Soul Train line” in Times Square, while many reflected on his immense impact on society. SEE ALSO: Is Black History Month Hard On Black Folks? BLACK HISTORY MONTH […]

More than ever, this planet is moving at a tremendous speed with constantly evolving technologies, political systems, social systems and economies. Even the way art is made, distributed, and sold is also in transition. RELATED: Would Dr. King Support Obama’s Policies? It’s a beautiful time to be alive and there are amazing opportunities to learn […]

Though studies say Black Americans don’t suffer from higher rates of depression than their white counterparts Therese Borchard, an editor for PsychCentral, found that many African-Americans tend to repress feelings of depression and other mental health disorders. Historical relics of slavery, poverty and broken homes continue to haunt African-Americans today — a sign that more […]

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 […]

It’s a new year and a great time to think about what really makes you happy. What motivates you? What are your career goals? Relationship goals? Financial goals? Having a clear sense of who you are, what you stand for and where you want to go in life can definitely help boost your self-esteem. Granted […]