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Black Women and Depression

By abigail-butler | May 29, 2021 | Depression

To this day, black women and depression have been a topic that has been shoved to the side and not considered much of a health risk. Much to our misfortune, one of the leading health issues in the U.S. is mental illness, especially within the African-American population; more specifically major depressive disorder (MDD). Though there has been an uprise of awareness, there are still major hurdles we need to face.

Unbossed and Unbothered by My Mental Illness

By tamika-lewis | November 1, 2019 | Depression

As a mental health expert I have worked with many women who present well on the surface, but who are secretly depressed inside.  Women of color are half as likely to seek treatment for their depression, and are still held to higher expectations in their professional and personal lives.

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