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Surprising Increase in Suicide Among Black Youth, Unsurprising Likely Causes

Historically the suicide rates for black children of all ages in the U.S. have always been lower than their white counterparts. But that may soon change. For the first time, ...
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Many Black Children’s Response to Violence Mistaken for ADHD

In her 15 years working in the mental health field, the New York social worker Asha Tarry only recently found herself screening children for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder. “PTSD came about ...
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Terrie M. Williams: Depression and the Superwoman

This article originally appeared in Essence Magazine in June 2005. With permission we are sharing Williams' story recounting her experience with depression as a black woman. When it was originally published, ...
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Our Stories In Light: Episode 1

This story originally appeared on our Medium publication on September 15, 2015.  Our Stories in Light is a podcast sharing the stories of black Americans who have ...
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