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The start of a new year can prompt us to think about how we take care of ourselves – our bodies and minds. Some people mean
In some ways, it is becoming more common to be open about seeking treatment for mental health problems. You may feel
Black men also have a long history of neglect and abuse, a shortage of black mental health professionals, and hiding emotions that have affected how generations of African Americans feel about health services. We have to fight with the understanding that is the way to deal with pressure and danger. of racism.
Host Michelle Martins What Doesn’t Kill You Makes You Blacker: An Essay Memoirand Pepperdine University psychologist Earl Turner on making treatment more accessible to black men.
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This episode was produced by Marc Rivers. Edited by Janet Woods. Executive producer Natalie Winston.