Thursday, May 19, 2022

Mental Health

New research shows a disturbing trend in Black teens: their suicide attempt rates are going up, while suicide rates in other groups continue to diminish. According to a new study released on Monday by researchers at the McSilver Institute for...
People living with Alzheimer's and dementia can often become increasing isolated as their condition progresses. Social interaction and activities that stimulate the brain are critical to mental and behavioral health and help slow deterioration. Dorothy's Place is a day facility offering a solution to isolation...
By Rheeda Walker, University of Houston Teen suicide rates among black youth are increasing. In 2016 and again in 2018, national data revealed that among children age 5-11, black children had the highest rate of death by suicide. For the...
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...
An emerging crisis coming out of the global pandemic? And it will be particularly glaring in the African-American community? That is what Thurston Smith, the convener of a recent virtual conference, emphasized about a projected mark increase in caseloads dealing...