Breaking the Stigma of Mental and Emotional Health


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By Marcus Owens and The African American Leadership Forum. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.

According to the CDC, 1-in-5 Americans will experience mental health illness in a given year, 1-in-25 Americans live with a serious mental illness like schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depression, and according to the Lancet Psychiatry Journal, 1-in-8 Covid Patients are diagnosed with a first-time mental illness like anxiety and depression. September 10th is World Suicide Prevention Day.

Mental and emotional health practitioners Kasim Abdur Razzaq, Dr. Janelle Jones, and Candice Ellis join Dr. Sylvia Bartley to discuss mental and emotional health. They explain the symptoms, warning signs of mental illness and provide advice on how to help yourself and others suffering with their emotional health.

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