Black Mental Health

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The Unapologetic Guide To Black Mental Health: Navigate an Unequal System, Learn Tools for Emotional Wellness and Get the Help You Deserve

Title: The Unapologetic Guide To Black Mental Health: Navigate an Unequal System, Learn Tools for Emotional Wellness and Get the Help You Deserve
By: Rheeda Walker, PhD
Published: 2020

Psychologist and professor Rheeda Walker offers a exploration of Black mental health, and provides a much-needed guide to getting the care you need and deserve.


Standing in the Shadows: Understanding and Overcoming Depression in Black Men

Title: Standing in the Shadows: Understanding and Overcoming Depression in Black Men
By: John Head
Published: 2004

Weaving together a story of his lifelong struggle with depression with a cultural examination of how mental illness is perceived in the Black community, John Head advocates to end the silent suffering of Black men.


(Mis)diagnosed: How Bias Distorts Our Perception of Mental Health

Title: (Mis)diagnosed: How Bias Distorts Our Perception of Mental Health
By: Jonathan Foiles
Published: 2021

Jonathan Foiles sheds light on troubling examples of bias in mental health, and he offers a guide to how we might create a more just therapeutic future for everyone.


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