Minnesota barbers and hairdressers get training to support clients’ mental health needs

Dontay Williams called out on stage at the Sabathani Community Center: “When we break it down, what is mental illness?” “shock!” Someone from the audience called. “depression!” Another said. “Chemical imbalance!” “addicted!” Williams went on to note that mental illness is often stigmatized and misunderstood in the African American community. Then he asked the crowd, … Read more

Golfers at Duke University, Florida pair up together for the second charitable mental health awareness tournament through the 2022 AJGA Impact Cup.

Duke junior Phoebe Brinker is starting to realize the importance of mental health during COVID. Like all of us who struggled at some point during the pandemic, she has seen friends and relatives face countless challenges and heard so many tragic stories of college students ending their lives too soon. She even experienced low moments … Read more

How ‘shadows’ relate to mental health

Comment on this story Suspension Check your phone. Are there any missed texts, snapshots, or direct messages that you ignore? Should you reply? Or is it the “ghost” of the person who sent them? Shadows occur when someone cuts off all online communication with another person without explanation. Instead, like a ghost, it fades away. … Read more