A monthly community forum to continue the dialogue around the stigmas associated with Black Mental Health.
Coming again in 2024. Stay posted for more details.
BlackWellness Network Helps Patients Find Black and Brown Wellness Providers
The last thing you want to do in therapy is code-switch. That can happen when people of color feel they have to change or adapt their language or cultural customs to fit in with someone else, or to belong to a different group, or to make someone else feel comfortable.
Beyond Code Switching – Biculturalism: The Great Divide in Racial Disparities
Tuesday, May 17 at 6-7:30 p.m.
Mark your calendars for our Let’s Talk: Black Mental Health forum, with speaker Dr. Candy McCorkle. Free event held at 625 Harrison St., Kalamazoo. Call for more details or with any questions: (269) 323-1954.
Racial Disparities in Black Mental Health
Thursday, February 17 at 6 p.m.
Mark your calendars for our first Let’s Talk: Black Mental Health forum, Racial Disparities in Black Mental Health. Free event held Thursday, Feb. 17 from 6-7 p.m. at 625 Harrison St., Kalamazoo. Call for more details or with any questions: (269) 323-1954.
Filling the Gaps
By many accounts, the negative societal stigma associated with mental health problems — seeking counseling in particular — is as low as it’s ever been. Experts point to the pandemic’s effect on the rise in telehealth and how that has helped ease many people skittish about receiving help into therapy or how social media has helped raise awareness of mental health problems and provided a space for people to interact with others who are struggling with the same issues.