Mental Health Awareness Month: Black Suicide Rates, PTSD/PTSS, Mental Health Affects on Life Expectancy
In our second podcast for our mental health awareness month, Joseph and Patrick is continuing their conversations about mental health. This episode they discussed the rising suicide rates in black America and contributing factors. The gave more details about what post-traumatic stress disorder and post-traumatic slave syndrome, how it has affected black Americans historically and what can be done to help treat and minimize both PTSD and PTSS. Lastly, the gentlemen discussed the affects mental health can have on the life expectancy of black Americans. It is time for us to take our mental health seriously if we truly want to help heal ourselves and reduce factors that can lead to the continued loss of black lives. Tune in!!!!
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