In The Press
By Roya Backlund | October 10, 2023
When you’re feeling tired, annoyed, or downright sad for no reason—at least a reason that makes sense—it can be difficult to move past it. While therapy can help long-term, I’ve always wondered if there are quick things to do in the moment to shift your headspace before you enter a complete downward spiral. After speaking to a panel of experts, turns out that yes, sometimes shaking things up can shake you out of a negative mindset. Try these 18 tips for re-energizing your mind, body, and spirit, all within five-minutes or less.
By Elizabeth Gordon | 2023
One of the most critical gaps in care in the U.S. criminal justice system is the lack of mental and behavioral health services. Women in prison are five times more likely to have mental and behavioral health concerns than the general female population. In prisons, 66% of females have a history of mental health diagnosis compared to 35% of males. Similarly, in jails, 68% of females had a history of mental health diagnosis compared to 41% of males. About 58% of women reported a substance use disorder the year before they went to prison, a significantly higher rate than among men.
By Jack Beresford | June 27, 2023
A family has come in for strong criticism after a grieving single dad detailed the pressure he is being put under to share his recently deceased daughter’s unopened birthday presents among her surviving cousins.
Everyone grieves the loss of a loved one in different ways, but research has shown that fathers navigate bereavement following the death of a child in a different and significantly less healthy way than mothers.
By Stacy Jackson | January 17, 2023
The culture is always awaiting the next company for Black women by Black women.
Entrepreneurial duo Lynnette Price and Renee Patterson have launched the digital company, MoodWellth, a space for Black women to receive content, connection, and support for mental wellness through a holistic lifestyle approach.
By Mila Clarke | January 25, 2023
Ultimately, there is no shame in seeking professional help and taking the steps necessary to improve your mental health. There’s no question that Black women face unique challenges regarding mental health support. Despite the increased dialogue around mental health in recent years, stigmas and lack of resources still prevent many Black women from getting the help they need. If you’re a Black woman struggling with mental health issues, know that you are not alone. We’ll explore some of the unique challenges Black women face concerning mental health and share some valuable resources for getting help.
BLACK FEMALE FOUNDERS CREATE CULTURALLY RESPONSIVE SPACE FOR BLACK WOMEN TO RECEIVE AFFORDABLE MENTAL WELLNESS SUPPORT
By Gaby M. Rojas| January 17, 2023
A global pandemic, the unlawful killings of women like Breonna Taylor, Black Lives Matter protests, and workplace microaggressions, it’s no secret that Black women have a harder time, but still an even greater expectation to be the “strong” one for herself and the people she supports. Because of this, the need for culturally responsive mental wellness support has skyrocketed. MoodWellth, a digital mental wellness company for Black women by Black women was created to provide adequate and timely mental wellness support.