It's Time We Talk About Mental Health

There are some things that we just don't talk about. Depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and schizophrenia are definitely some of those things. According to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), six percent of African Americans aged 18 to 25 suffered from serious mental illness in 2008. However less than half of AAs with mental health problems actually get help. Clearly it's time to talk about some things. So SAMHSA is teaming up with the Ad Council and the Stay Strong Foundation to create a public service announcement that's geared toward increasing awareness and understanding of mental health issues among young adults in the Black community. Read More: Holiday Depression 10 Foods That Can Affect Your Mental Health


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