Mental illness has always been a taboo subject in Black communities, kept behind closed doors, viewed as “family business” and swept under the rug. Some say it is more stigmatized than HIV/AIDS. African Americans comprise [...]
By Robert Sanders, UC Berkeley News University of California, Berkeley, researchers have shown that chronic stress generates long-term changes in the brain that may explain why people suffering chronic stress are prone to mental problems [...]
Health Advocates are continuing to raise concerns about mental illness in the Black community and the need for more services to address the mental health needs of minority communities.