Concealed Depression

July is Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.  I'm a double minority so here goes..... I recently read an article on concealed depression, which did an awesome job of listing 15 traits of people who have depression but are able to conceal it.   Here is a link to the article.  Below, everything in bold is … Continue reading Concealed Depression

3 Things You Should Never Say to Someone With a Mental Illness

Whether you realize it or not you know someone who has a mental illness.  Some people are very open about it, while others (especially in the African American community) suffer in silence either because of denial or lack of a diagnosis.  Regardless of whether or not someone is open about his or her mental illness … Continue reading 3 Things You Should Never Say to Someone With a Mental Illness

Jessica’s Story of Postpartum & How She Beat It

Today I will be featuring an awesome young lady who is no longer scared or silenced by her mental illness.  I just want to thank Jessica from the bottom of my heart for helping me to bring awareness to mental illness, especially in the African American community.  She's a regular person who could be your … Continue reading Jessica’s Story of Postpartum & How She Beat It