mental health

  Better known as America’s Psychologist, Dr. Jeff Gardere is one of the most widely sought-after experts in the field of mental health. In addition…

Dr. Tamara Warren Chinyani is a mental health advocate, educator, scholar, and former public health employee, with over 15 years of experience working with underserved…

Why are we medicating so many of our young African-American males for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Recent studies show that there’s a 70 percent increase…

Dr. Sherry Blake, better known as “Dr. Sherry,” is a therapist to the stars, though she considers everyone a “star” in their own right. Born…

Everybody stresses. It’s just a fact of life. However, while a little stress can actually help keep you focused, too much of it doesn’t do your body any favors. In fact, multiple studies show that too much stress, over time, may actually lead to: Cancer Obesity Brain shrinkage Premature aging Depression Heart problems Arthritis Stroke […]

Jacque Reid goes “Inside Her Story” with Asha Tarry, founder and CEO of The Collective Advocates for Social Change & Development about black women and…

This past summer I have been  fighting my way through the system to get help for my grandmother who is in the early stages of Alzheimer’s disease.  It can be a disheartening  task when it seems that everything you do is for naught. The system is just not a great place when you do not […]

A mental illness is a disease that causes mild to severe disturbances in thought and/or behavior, resulting in an inability to cope with life’s ordinary demands and routines.  There are more than 200 classified forms of mental illness. Some of the more common disorders are depression, bipolar disorder, dementia, schizophrenia and anxiety disorders.  Symptoms may […]

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From Therese Borchard at HuffingtonPost.com: We’ve officially entered the hard months, the “dark ages” as the midshipmen at the Naval Academy say: the time of the year when the sun disappears and the pale complexions of your friends remind you that you had better take your vitamins or else you’ll have a cold to go […]

The internet is ruining your brain! Go ahead laugh,now look at the info-graphic below: Created by: Forensic Psychology Make sure to read Ibuprofen  Can Prevent Altitude Sickness:

Do you find yourself breaking everything apart? Do friends refrain from telling you anything? Do you spend a great deal of time trying to give structure and understand every single detail. If you answer yes to anything than it is most likely yum are guilty of over -analysis. Read:Is This Clothing Company’s Message To Women […]

With new research linking pressure at work to heart disease in women, it’s more important than ever to take some time to unwind. Turn off the BlackBerry, take a break from tweeting