In May, BuzzfeedYellow released this video of Tonya Ingram’s poem, “An Open Letter to My Depression”. As July is Minority Mental Health Month, this is an important time to reshare this video.
Wayne Brady is known for making millions laugh, but the comedian and game show host revealed a dark secret he’s been struggling with for quite some time now.
Brady has battled depression for years.
Karyn Washington, student at Morgan State University and founder and creator of the website For Brown Girls, has died of an apparent suicide. She was 22.
According to a recent report, kids who are victims of bullying have worse mental and physical health, more symptoms of depression and lower self-worth.
As time progresses, the symptoms become more prevalent.
Detroit-based rap artist Danny Brown is known for his dark imagery in his lyrics. Turns out that it comes from a place inside of Brown’s struggle that many do not know about.
But during a recent Twitter vent, the musician opened up about his battle with mental illness.
11 percent of teens in the U.S. develop depression by the time they are 18. According to researchers at the University of Texas Health Science Center in Houston, lack of sleep and time spent online can increase those risk.
An Auburn University Women’s basketball player faked her own kidnapping after succumbing to the pressures of being a college athlete.
Sierra “Cece” Sims earned a full scholarship to the Alabama school 300 miles away from her home in Tennessee. Unfortunately the demands of being a student-athlete were difficult for Sims to adjust to.
A suburban Illinois pastor has shot and killed himself inside of his Matteson home. Pastor Ed Montgomery’s pleading son and mother begged him not to take his life on Saturday, but the grief due to the loss of his wife overcame him.
Montgomery and his wife Prophetess Jackie Montgomery had both served at the Full Gospel Christian Assemblies International Church in Hazel Crest, Ill. Jackie Montgomery passed away last December after suffering from a brain aneurysm.
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