mental health

September is National Suicide Prevention Month. Brandon Warren, a young activist and suicide attempt survivor, shares his story publicly for the first time. Counselor Muhammed Saahir of Blue Sofa Counseling joined us as well to shed light on this important topic.

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In time of coronavirus, it has been difficult for all of us. Mentally, it has taken a toll in different ways. For some dealing with unemployment and others not being about to leave their homes. While we may think that celebrities have it easy, they too are affected. Recently, Azealia Banks’ made some social media […]

Fourteen-year-old Bresha Meadows took the life of her father in July. She is currently behind bars on charges of aggravated murder. But Bresha’s family is calling her a “hero,” who saved them all from the verbally and physically abusive Jonathan Meadows. Police allege Bresha shot her father as he slept in their Warren, Ohio home, using the same gun with which […]

NY launches mental health initiative for young children. Researchers say that children of color disproportionately lack access to quality mental health services.

In this week's CBC Message to America, Congresswoman Corrine Brown (D-FL) the ranking member of Veterans Affairs discusses how the Veterans Crisis Line can help prevent suicides amongst our soldiers.

In a special editorial piece for The Huffington Post, FLOTUS shares why the mental heath of both children and army veterans is more important than ever, also explaining how the Affordable Care Act works with patients to help get the care they need.

Kevin Tyrone Powell was charged with attempted first-degree murder and assault with a deadly weapon with intent to kill inflicting serious injury after walking into the salon -- owned by his mother, Derema "Miss Dee" Burch -- and shooting her in the face.

Last year's shooting of an unarmed mentally ill Black man in Atlanta has prompted prosecutors to seek an indictment against the White police officer involved in his death, The New York Times reports.

Lark Voorhies, aka "she'll always be Lisa Turtle to us," is apparently no longer an African-American.

A man who's been arrested 29 times for transit-related crimes found himself behind bars again for stealing a Greyhound bus in NYC.

Details about just what happened on Wednesday remain unclear. And hours after the incident, the family's attorney, William H. Murphy, Jr. tweeted a statement requesting privacy.

Surveillance footage of Matthew Ajibade’s January arrest has been released, showing the moments before he was found dead while strapped to a restraint chair in…