#ThatBlackCouple Ep 7 – #MentalHealthMatters
In this week’s episode, we discuss the importance of mental health awareness in Black communities. We pay special attention to the intersections of race, gender, and class and how they affect mental illness outcomes in the US.
First, we discuss how mental health has played a role in their lives. They talk through anxiety attacks, childhood trauma, medication, and long term therapy.
In the second segment, we lay out a litany of stats to discuss the seriousness of mental illness within the Black community.
In the third segment, we go over ways to seek help and be helpful to those in our lives who may be working through mental illness issues.
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