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Black Men and Mental Health

I’ve often heard that Black men in particular are expected to act strong at all times.   Why is that?   Growing up, I don’t ever recall seeing or hearing black men discuss their most intimate feelings and you can FORGET about crying.   Black men are expected to be tough at all times and… Continue reading Black Men and Mental Health

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Mental Health Stigma in the Black community

In lieu of black history month and my current studies, I have been astounded about the differences in diagnosis between black people and our white counterparts.   During my lecture titled: Culture and Global mental health, I learned that Trinidadians living in the uk are 5-12 times more likely to be diagnosed with schizophrenia compared… Continue reading Mental Health Stigma in the Black community