African American Mental Health A Hand to Hold Project
Provides direct service support and social engagement activities to inner city youth and young adults living in Greater Cleveland, OH.
The project targets youth and young adults 16-25 years suffering from anxiety disorders, depression, trauma and stressors related disorders.
National African American Mental Health Awareness Month
African American communities are experiencing increased stressors as they confront the pandemic compared to other ethnic groups.
For instance, black communities are dealing with a record number of deaths that have challenged their well-being.
African American mental health has and continues to be characterized by trauma and violence more often than for their White counterparts and impacts the emotional and mental health of both youth and adults
As a result, among affected minority groups in the United States. We will launch the Breaking the Silence initiative at a local health and wellness event in the greater Ohio area. For more info please email us at Teenstartinc@gmail.com
July 2008 was first declared as National Mental Health Awareness Month to de-stigmatize mental illness and enhance public awareness of the mental illness.
- Suicidal tendencies
- Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Other Mental Disorders
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