Thursday, May 19, 2022

Mental Health

In the last few years at least, there has been some pushback against the prevailing notion of the “strong black woman” as a good thing, as black women themselves have recognized that vulnerability and yes, selfishness, is an important...
Taraji P. Henson has been doing the work, the work to end the stigma surrounding mental illness in the black community, and the urgency of the issue brought her to tears while she was being honored for her efforts...
A team that includes clergy, legal representatives, clinical mental health professionals and legislators are celebrating Pervis Payne’s temporary reprieve from execution, while working on dual fronts to see that Payne receives clemency and gets released from prison. Tennessee Gov. Bill...
  HIGH ROCK, Bahamas (AP) — One woman and her husband huddled on top of a bedroom dresser for two days, surrounded by floodwaters. Another man sat in his wheelchair for nearly 48 hours in water up to his chest, alone...
NASHVILLE — Public health officials say more Tennesseans are now eligible for free mental health services under the state's behavior health safety net program. Under legislation that went into effect Monday, the mental health program for the state's uninsured was...