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#WordinBlack: Schools and Black Students’ Mental Health

WEBFor a variety of reasons — ongoing stigma, lack of insurance, most accessible — Black students often rely on the mental health services offered at …

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Supporting employee well-being: A look into corporate wellness …

WEBMany people in management believe employee health is the key to corporate productivity and performance. Numerous companies are increasingly …

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Health care officials wrestle with ongoing racial health disparities …

WEBBy Helen Bezuneh Special to the AFRO. As the U.S. confronts a fresh surge of COVID-19 infections this winter, the ongoing issue of racial health disparities in D.C. …

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American Foundation of Suicide Prevention working to bring …

WEBAccording to the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, suicide was the third leading cause of death in 2020 for Black Americans …

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Prioritizing mental health in the Black community AFRO American

WEBIn a study written by Mental Health America (MHA) on the suicide rate in the US among the African-American youth, “9.5 percent (439,000) of Black and African …

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The benefits of tracing your roots to improve mental health

WEBFor African Americans, the task is not so simple. According to the National Institutes for Health, “scientists recognized long ago that psychiatric disorders tend to …

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Cancer Center at UM Capital Region Health in Prince George's …

WEBUniversity of Maryland Medical System is bringing high-quality, comprehensive cancer treatment to Prince George’s County with the Cancer Center at UM Capital …

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Black Mental Health Alliance acknowledges shift in Black

WEBThe BMH was founded almost 38 years ago by Baltimore’s first Black Health Commissioner, Dr. Maxie T. Collier. Dr. Collier, Brown emphasized, discovered Black …

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D.C. launches health initiative in Washington View community

WEBThe Washington View community in Southeast Washington D.C., with its majestic views of the city’s landscape below, has a new distinction. It serves as D.C.’s …

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Black woman-owned medical spa to open in Harbor East

WEBSoon, Stewart will have a second business under her belt. K. Stewart Beauty and Wellness Spa is set to open in Harbor East before the end of the year. It will …

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Experts weigh in on diabetes in the Black community

WEBGaines told the AFRO that in Washington D.C, there are approximately 42,900 adults that have had a diabetic diagnosis based on CDC data. 13.5 percent of …

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Advocates and family members speak on the Black Maternal …

WEBBy Helen Bezuneh, Special to the AFRO At the Congressional Black Caucus’ 52nd Annual Legislative Conference, U.S. representatives and leaders in the …

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Addressing the childhood obesity public health crisis with a …

WEB“A multitude of factors are related to the increase in childhood obesity rates, but in terms of awareness we need to change the narrative that obesity is a disease of …

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Leading the Way: CareFirst’s Holistic Approach to Behavioral …

WEBBy Ashley Johnson, CSC-AD, MSW-C . Staying healthy isn’t just about taking care of your physical health. Mental health also plays an important role in our overall …

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PRESS ROOM: Baltimore among the Robert Wood Johnson …

WEBThe Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s Culture of Health Prize is awarded to communities that are building a culture of health by using collaboration, expertise and …

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African Americans, Child Sexual Abuse and Mental Health

WEBKevin Daniels, Ph.D., D.Min., is chair of the Civic Action Committee and Minister’s Conference of Baltimore/Vicinity. The opinions on this page are those of the …

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Taraji P. Henson expands mental wellness program to 2nd HBCU …

WEBBy AFRO Staff Actress Taraji P. Henson is continuing her goal to boost mental health among Black women. Building upon their inaugural success at Alabama …

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David N. Maine, MD Becomes President & CEO Of Mercy Health …

WEBby Press Release July 4, 2020. (Baltimore, MD – July 6th, 2020) – David N. Maine, M.D. is the new President & CEO of Mercy Health Services (MHS), effective July 1st, 2020. In …

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FAMU Faculty and Students Engaged by Florida Health …

WEBEight Florida A&M University (FAMU) public health professors and students have been recruited by the Florida Department of Health (DOH) to help fight the Novel …

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