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Jennifer Scott runs SpiritFinder.org to provide information for people with mental illness. It has been their advocacy for opening up mental health.

Addiction is a problem that millions of households around the world face, but it also poses a hidden risk. People with su...

According to a recent study, about 20% of African-Americans might acquire mental illness in their life time. In recent years, a large number of African-American women have faced mental health problems but refused to receive the proper medications or treatment. Most wom...

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When I graduated with a master’s degree in cinema and TV studies, I was ready to start my journey as a network executive — or so I thought. Like many early-twentysomethings, I was ambitious, driven, and determined to achieve profession...

Black Girls Smile Gives Agency to Black Mental Health Through Tech

Information and access to resources create the potential of find solutions to our most pressing problems. This truth is behind the Black Girls Smile campaign, BGS x Tech: Leveraging Tech and Wellness, wh...

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For young women who want to live long and be healthy while doing so, there are many lifestyle choices to consider. Every life choice you make can push the need in one direction or another - improving or worsening your health. Below a...

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Drug and alcohol abuse affect people of all ages, and while many may associate people who have a few more years under their belt with “going to rehab,” the reality is that there are a lot of young people who fortunately make it there before it’s too lat...

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You can be mentally healthy with a mental illness.

— Dr. Charneta Scott

When was the last time you spoke to someone about your mental wellness? Earlier this month I attended the "Saving Us" Mental Wellness Dinne...

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Knowing how to code is the wave of the future. Being able to code helps you to break down problems procedurally and think of new ideas in terms of processes. If you see something in the world that’s inefficient, a kn...

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My name is Veronica Lombo.  I am the daughter of two Filipino immigrants.  My parents moved to the United States from the Philippines in the 1970s with hope for better opportunities.  My parents worked hard, a...

Oped in partnership with Refinery 29 for July,  Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

I remember vividly the day I was diagnosed with clinical depression. I was 15 years old, and to say the diagnosis was a double-edged sword is an understatement. On one end, I bre...

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