Suicide and the Black Community

Suicide and the Black community. It is a very real issue.  Long-gone are the days when we would hear the phrase, “Black people don’t do that”. According  to The Suicide Prevention Resource Center, the suicide rates for African-Americans have seen a steady increase since 2011.  This is National Suicide Prevention Week.  We’re taking a closer look at this difficult but very important issue.


National Alliance on Mental Illness

Mental Health America

Dr. Danielle Hairston, Psychiatrist, Residency Training Director, Howard University Hospital


Jade Mathis, Attorney, Mental Health Advocate, Reality TV Star