mental health

Young Couple Commit Suicide Days Apart

Last week, Mercedes Smith, 18, a communication freshman and member of the Lindsey Wilson College track and field team from Cincinnati, OH, committed suicide in her dorm room. “We were deeply saddened to learn of the passing of Mercedes,” said Lindsey Wilson President William T. Luckey...

Black Teenage Girl Commits Suicide On Facebook Live

A 14-year-old girl in Miami, Florida committed suicide over the weekend and live streamed it on Facebook. Nakia Venant made a noose out of a scarf and hanged herself from the bathroom door according to the state’s Department of Children and Families said in a brief...

Kid Cudi Wrote A Very Brave Letter About Checking Into Rehab For Depression And Suicidal Urges

The rapper said he feels ashamed but that's the last thing he should feel.

Introducting NoireCare, A Site That Supports And Encourages Women Of Color To Care For Themselves

by is encouraging women of color everywhere to take time out from juggling their numerous daily responsibilities and demands to focus on the all too often overlooked practice of caring for self. The site was created as a place to explore and discover new self...

“It’s Ok To Cry” Inspirational Speech To Martial Arts Student Goes Viral

The Cave of Adullam Transformational Academy, a faith-based Detroit group that teaches boys and young men the art of Mūsar Rū—which uses meditation and martial arts to help students learn discipline, recently posted a video of one student’s initiation test, during which the 9-year-old boy...

Lisa Nicole Carson Talks Being Blackballed In Hollywood After Bipolar Diagnosis

Lisa Nicole Carson, who you may remember from her starring roles in beloved 90s films like Love Jones, Jason’s Lyric and Devil In A Blue Dress, is teaming up with Centric to give fans insight on how the actress became a mainstream staple in such...