Taraji P. Henson recently opened up about how she once considered suicide for a couple of days after sinking into a “dark place” during the pandemic. On Wednesday, Henson spoke about her mental health struggles on her Facebook Watch series, “Peace of Mind with Taraji.” The actress said, “During this pandemic, it’s …Read More »
New York City is launching a new pilot program in 2021 that will send mental health experts instead of cops to respond to 911 calls that are mental health-related and considered nonviolent. Mayor Bill de Blasio announced the new program on Monday. The program will dispatch Emergency Medical Services health professionals and mental health …Read More »
New Study Finds 20 Percent Of Patients Who Recover From COVID-19 Are Diagnosed With Mental Illness Within 90 Days
Researchers of a study following 62,354 patients who contracted COVID-19 and recovered found that 1 in 5 of those individuals was diagnosed with a mental illness within 90 days of their recovery period. The Lancet Psychiatry Journal published the findings on Monday, showing between January 20 and August 1, 20 …Read More »
Battling mental health is a topic DeMar DeRozan knows all too well. In the latest installment of ESPN NBA columnist, Jackie MacMullan’s 5-part series on mental health in the NBA, the San Antonio Spurs guard opened up his ongoing battle with depression and anxiety. Despite his meteoric rise to NBA …Read More »
Baller Mail: I Recently Found Out My Boyfriend Was Diagnosed With Schizophrenia and He Thinks I’m With The FBI. What Do I Do?
If you’re going through a tough time-whether its with your relationship, your career, or just life, Baller Alert is here to give you some advice. While it can be hard to talk to family and friends out of fear of being judged, we are here to be that listening ear. …Read More »
For years mental illness has been a serious, yet taboo, issue in the black community. While many families avoid conversations about mental illness, it is a common issue in many households that often gets swept under the rug, forcing us and others to just shrug it off as a “white …Read More »