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Meet the Nonprofit Giving Black Kids Affected by Hair Discrimination a Confidence Boost

By Alexa Spencer, Word in Black For centuries, Black folks have been pressured by society to dislike their natural hair. Things are no different for...

Here’s Why Depression in Black Women Might Be Overlooked by Doctors

By Alexa Spencer, Word in Black  Exposure to racism and other stressors increase the risk for depression in Black folks and other people of color....

How parents can play a key role in the prevention and treatment of teen...

By Toria Herd, Postdoctoral Researcher in Psychology, and Sarah A. Font, Associate Professor of Sociology and Public Policy, Penn State More than 44% of teens reported persistent...

Doctors often miss depression symptoms for certain groups – a routine screening policy for...

By Maria Garcia, The Conversation Depression is a costly and debilitating condition that profoundly influences a person’s quality of life. In 2020, more than 21 million...

Destigmatizing Mental Health with Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc.

By: Ahliyah S. Chambers, Contributing Writer The San Diego Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Incorporated hosted Our Minds Matter: Mental Health Forum on...