Author: Zahra Said

The Mental Health issue in African-American communities

The Stigma of Mental Health in African-American Communities Mental illness isn’t an easy topic to discuss and even if it was, there are many stigmas that are often associated with it that still arise in many of our communities. Dr. Thomas Troast, the director of the counseling center at Mount Mary University, said that even…
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May 15, 2018 0

The Signs of Suicide, Handled With Care

Five years ago Travis Pipes’ life was spiraling out of control.  He was struggling with drug addiction, anxiety and depression. Pipes had almost given up on his life, but he stopped himself. He recognized that there was something seriously wrong. Before taking any drastic measures, Pipes called Kevin Hines who was a survivor of attempted…
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May 8, 2018 0