Black Family Wellness Articles



    Strong Black Woman Opens Up

    Talk-show host Zakeya Foster, diagnosed with clinical depression, shares her journey

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    Suffering In Silence

    The stigma associated with mental illness, mistrust of the health care system, and fear of ‘putting my business in the street’ are some of the factors preventing Black Americans from getting the help they need.

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    Suffering In Silence Part 2

    Many Black pastors and their congregations are either uninformed or in denial about the reality of mental illness, and believe it can be relieved only through prayer, fasting, and Bible study.

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    Cooked To Death

    We review the Miami Herald’s spotlight on the state’s inability to handle mentally ill prison inmates.

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    Did He Have To Die?

    Learn how community institutions are building partnerships with law enforcement to prevent needless killings of people with mental illnesses.

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    10 Reasons Why You Should Grab a Weight NOW!

    Helpful info from our guest blogger, Sharita Jennings, on the benefits of weight lifting.

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    Breast Cancer Screening and Early Detection

    Learn more about how breast cancer may be diagnosed.

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    Catch Some ZZZ’s

    Sleep needs vary according to lifestyle and health.

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    Controlling Diabetes During the Holidays

    There are some ways to keep your blood sugar in check.

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    Fingernail Care

    Are you having issues with your nails? Dealing with ridges, spots, or white lines? Here are some things you can do to keep your nails healthy.

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