Ten advocates and experts share their stories and speak their truths about mental health issues in the Black community and take it right on up to the pulpit. From the trauma of racism to the alarming increase in suicide among Black youth and the stigma that stands in the way of life-saving mental health awareness and support, these messengers of hope are raising their voices to help individuals, families and their loved ones find help and community.
Remember NAMI resources are available: Call our HelpLine at 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) – open Mon-Fri from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. ET. Text “NAMI” to 741-741 – Available 24/7. Visit us online at nami.org. Find your local NAMI at nami.org/findsupport NAMI, the National Alliance on Mental Illness, is the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness.