Black Women & Depression

Peeling back the stigma of depression for black women and offering resources for help.

Earlier this month former First Lady Michelle Obama spoke openly about what she described as “low-grade” depression.  Her transparency on this issue lit up social media and refocused the issue of mental health for black women.  We discuss this issue that has been exacerbated by the COVID-19 pandemic.


Dr. Sonya Ford

 National Alliance on Mental Illness

Black Women’s Health Imperative


Dr. Sonya Ford, Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor