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I don’t feel pressure in keeping the conversation going. What I am conscious of is what type of conversation I am sparking. There are expectations that keep rising as your influence rises and as people get used to you.    Continue reading here >     photo:Kollar Clothing

I don’t feel pressure in keeping the conversation going. What I am conscious of is what type of conversation I am sparking. There are expectations that keep rising as your influence rises and as people get used to you. Continue reading here >

photo:Kollar Clothing


 

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Here you will find information about mental health promotion and positive coping as well as resources related to mental illness and treatment. We strive to provide you with relevant, current, and engaging mental health content and stories specifically routed in communities of color.

 
 

“Mental health is a state of well-being in which every individual realizes his or her own potential, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and fruitfully, and is able to make a contribution to her or his community.”

— The World Health Organization

 
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Listen as Senior Editor Dr. Sarah Y. Vinson, interviews mental health experts on a variety of topics and also provides a glimpse into the mental health journeys of others. Listen Now >

Ourselves Black is a biannual, mental health resource magazine for the Black Community, beautifully written and designed to focus on our exploration of our mental selves through a select number of engaging resources, interviews, stories and photography. Read More >