Welcome to Psych Central's Black Mental Health hub. Your journey to learning more about how mental health challenges affect African American and Black communities start here.
Start here to learn more about how mental health impacts Black people.
Cultural competence in therapy overcomes cultural barriers.
Racial bias impacts mental health care. Here's how.
BEAM is dedicated to breaking down barriers to mental health and wellness.
Incarceration rates involving substance-related offenses disproportionately affect the Black community.
Societal pressures and traumas can add layers of complexity.
Racism is its own form of trauma and can lead to PTSD, too.
Depression is about as prevalent in Black women as other women, but there are differences.
Racism can take a toll on all of us. Its effects can be much greater on the developing brain of an adolescent.
Black college students are experiencing high rates of depression and anxiety.
In the wake of the Buffalo shooting, Black experts remind us that self-care is important.
An NAACP report shows how the lack of Black Hollywood execs could impact the Black community.
With their apology, the APA pledges to take steps towards reconciliation, healing, and change.
Former Miss USA suicide reveals a growing troubling trend.
An essay exploring the mental health trauma of police violence against Black people.
Code-switching involves shifting the way we speak, behave, and express ourselves.
Black Mothers have been dealing with grief throughout history, from enslavement to Civil Rights and even today.
Learn what racialized anger biased is and how affects Black students today.
Four Black dads of varying backgrounds and family types share their perspectives.
Just talking about mental health isn't enough to reduce stigma.
Black youth are facing a mental health crisis, but there are ways that adults can help.
BEAM and Healthline Media teamed up to increase funding for programs, like those for Black trans women's wellness.
Healing justice is active intervention in which we transform the lived experience of Blackness in our world.
Black women are facing a mental health crisis. Here's how breathwork can help.
We discuss disparities for women of color in mental healthcare in this episode.
PsychoHairapy promotes mental wellness for Black girls and women.
Do you understand what code-switching is?
Shine app creators work to cultivate BIPOC mental health.
July is BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month, and we stand with you.
Here are some of the top apps for relaxation, mood tracking, and more.
Finding mental health support can feel daunting, so we've compiled the tools you need to get started.