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The Black Face of Depression: Common Phrases African Americans Hear About Depression That Are Actually More Harmful Than Beneficial

By: Shaunese Johnson “Why are you depressed? If our people made it through slavery, we can make it through anything.” “You should take your troubles to Jesus, not some stranger/psychiatrist.” Depression. The silent and deadly killer. Depression seems to be a taboo subject, especially in the African American community. We clearly see it in the community, […]

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