Mental Health

What does it mean to be “authentic?” Are you connected to yourself enough to know if you are indeed living a life that is authentically you? Or, are you living a life sculpted from unresolved past pain and internal conflict? Do you know where to go to start the process of living a whole and […]

HelloBeautiful contributing writer Kamela Fleming recently overcame a debilitating struggle with depression, which is plaguing scores of Black women across the country. In the first of a two-part journal series, she shares how the losses that so many of us experience — the end of a relationship and a lack of financial stability — sent her […]

New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill said police were "called to help a person in crisis." Sadly, things didn't end that way.

A 66-year-old woman was shot and killed by a police sergeant in her Bronx apartment after she allegedly charged at the sergeant with a baseball bat.

Alfred Olango was not mentally ill, but suffered from a mental breakdown over the death of a close friend when he was fatally shot by police, his family alleged at a presser on Thursday.

NY launches mental health initiative for young children. Researchers say that children of color disproportionately lack access to quality mental health services.

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Dr. Yashima discussed the importance of maintaining behavioral health in the African American community with the CEO of Hillcrest Children and Family Center, Juanita Price. For 200 years, Hillcrest Children and Family Center has been at the forefront of providing quality health care to those in need. They have […]

It’s not uncommon to hear someone say they don’t remember the night before, after a night of heavy drinking. It’s so common that we laugh it off and move on with our lives, thinking we’ve only suffered  a few hours of cognitive impairment. But, does heavy drinking and blacking out eventually lead to long-term memory […]

In this week's CBC Message to America, Congresswoman Corrine Brown (D-FL) the ranking member of Veterans Affairs discusses how the Veterans Crisis Line can help prevent suicides amongst our soldiers.

In a special editorial piece for The Huffington Post, FLOTUS shares why the mental heath of both children and army veterans is more important than ever, also explaining how the Affordable Care Act works with patients to help get the care they need.

Romechia Simms, the Maryland mother who was found pushing her dead son on a swing for two days earlier this year, has been charged with…

Clayola Brown, President of the A. Philip Randolph Institute for racial equality, spoke with NewsOne Now guest host Mo Ivory about the impact police brutality, police…