From overcoming stigma to intervention, understanding and support are crucial to fostering mental wellness in the Black community.

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By ReShonda Tate

Mental health is a critical aspect of overall well-being, yet it often goes unaddressed within the Black community. Understanding the unique mental health challenges faced by Black women, Black men, and Black youth is essential for fostering a supportive environment that promotes mental wellness.

Black Women

Black women frequently encounter the “superwoman schema,” a societal expectation to remain resilient and strong despite significant stressors. This pressure can lead to severe mental health issues.

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