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Lifting the Veil on Depression in Black Gay Men – Part I


Addressing a taboo subject in the Black gay community (Material in this article was presented at the Barbershop Discussion Series of the Black Men’s Initiative of York College, City University of New York, on Monday, May 17, 2010) By Antoine … Continue reading

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Breaking the silence of depression in the Black gay community


“What people may not understand is that depression is not just a matter of being in a bad mood or something that’s in a person’s mind. It’s just like any other biologically based disease and is a condition that commonly co-occurs with chronic diseases,” says David Shern, Ph.D, president of Mental Health America. Continue reading

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