Tag Archives: Mental

(WATCH) #NoMoreShame: Charlamagne Tha God and theGrio’s Natasha Alford talk ending stigma around mental health issues in the Black community

In an honest and unfiltered interview at theGrio‘s studios in New York City, radio host Charlamagne The God and Deputy Editor, Natasha S. Alford, unpacked the stigma around mental health in the Black community and how to overcome feelings of depression and isolation. While there’s been a more recent cultural shift to be open about… Read More »

Hospitalizations for homeless individuals are on the rise, driven by mental illness, substance abuse

Acute hospital use among the homeless is rising, driven largely by mental illness and substance use disorder, reveal findings recently published in the journal Medical Care. A homeless individual is one who lacks fixed and reliable housing, and it is estimated that 553,000 people fit that description on any given night in the U.S. The… Read More »