Mental Health

(Black PR Wire) CHICAGO, IL — Chance the Rapper says he’s donating $1 million to help improve mental health services in Chicago. The Chicago native announced the news during his second annual summit for his nonprofit SocialWorks on Thursday, which he streamed live via Twitter. To start, six different mental wellness providers will receive $100,000 […]

In a recent interview with PEOPLE's Jess Cagle, the renowned talk show host discusses how her career in helping others also aided in helping herself.

Alfred Olango was not mentally ill, but suffered from a mental breakdown over the death of a close friend when he was fatally shot by police, his family alleged at a presser on Thursday.

Fourteen-year-old Bresha Meadows took the life of her father in July. She is currently behind bars on charges of aggravated murder. But Bresha’s family is calling her a “hero,” who saved them all from the verbally and physically abusive Jonathan Meadows. Police allege Bresha shot her father as he slept in their Warren, Ohio home, using the same gun with which […]

In a special editorial piece for The Huffington Post, FLOTUS shares why the mental heath of both children and army veterans is more important than ever, also explaining how the Affordable Care Act works with patients to help get the care they need.

Surveillance footage of Matthew Ajibade’s January arrest has been released, showing the moments before he was found dead while strapped to a restraint chair in…

Clayola Brown, President of the A. Philip Randolph Institute for racial equality, spoke with NewsOne Now guest host Mo Ivory about the impact police brutality, police…

The death of a three-year-old found unresponsive on a swing in Maryland has been ruled a homicide, NBC Washington reports. Charles County Sheriff’s Office released…

Everyone thinks this picture is cute. I took it, and I think it’s tragic. #BaltimoreUprisinghttp://t.co/u7s5h1x2n5pic.twitter.com/IsyttuXu2l — Manda Moore (@manda_writes) May 3, 2015 At first glance,…

Why are we medicating so many of our young African-American males for Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD)? Recent studies show that there’s a 70 percent increase…

When natural hair icon Titi Branch, co-founder of the wildly successful hair-care line Miss Jessie’s, committed suicide in December 2014, shocked supporters were left devastated.…

Some mental health experts are beginning to grow concerned that the murderous behavior of Germanwings co-pilot Andreas Lubitz is stigmatizing mental illness. Lubitz, according to…