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Taraji P. Henson testified to the Congressional Black Caucus how lack of mental health awareness is killing our communities. "We, in the African American community, we don't deal with mental health issues. We don't even talk about it. We've been taught to pray away our problems." Our conversation with Corey Minor Smith details how we tackle mental health awareness. Mental Health awareness affects you even if you don't know it. Listen more to see why.

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National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
800-273-TALK (8255)

Stark Mental Health and Addiction Recovery
https://starkmhar.org/

National Alliance in Mental Illness
https://www.coreyempowers.com/

Visit:  https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI

Text:  NAMI to 741741 for crosier intervention

Call:  800-950-6264

Referenced Articles

https://www.google.com/amp/s/theconversation.com/amp/how-to-heal-african-americans-traumatic-history-98298

https://www.yesmagazine.org/mental-health/research-shows-entire-black-communities-suffer-trauma-after-police-shootings-20180803

https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC6292675/

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