Hip-Hop, Mental Health and the Shame of Silence

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Record exec Shanti Das’ non-profit, ‘Silence the Shame‘ partners with Jermaine Dupri, Kwamé, DJ Trauma and more to Raise Awareness about Mental Health. Visit for more information As this country enters into her third month of quarantine, many people are suffering from isolation, fear, and depression. To be quite honest, professionals have noted that […]

Brian Dawkins Reveals He Contemplated Suicide During His NFL Career

Brian Dawkins Reveals He Contemplated Suicide During his NFL Career

As the 2018 Hall of Fame ceremony draws closer, Soon to be inductee Brian Dawkins gave a revealing interview to NBC Sports. The legendary Philadelphia Eagles Safety told NBC Sports that he’s been dealing with depression the entire length of his 16-year career. Visit for more information Dawkins says that a combination of on-field […]

Destiny’s Child’s Michelle Williams Reportedly Checks Into Mental Health Facility for Depression

Destiny's Child's Michelle Williams Reportedly Checks Into Mental Health Facility for Depression

Michelle Williams has reportedly checked herself into a mental health facility for her battle with depression. Visit for more information The songstress opened about her mental health in an interview last year on The Talk. She issued the following statement on Tuesday: For years I have dedicated myself to increasing awareness of mental health […]

Michelle Williams Reveals She Was Suicidal In Destiny’s Child

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No matter your class or status, depression is real and Michelle Williams is brave enough to tell her story. Visit for more information In her 20s, Michelle Williams lived a life most of us could only dream of: touring the world with her bandmates, Beyoncé Knowles and Kelly Rowland, as one-third of Destiny’s Child. […]

Hood Health 101: Suicidal Thoughts: Depression is Real

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This weekend, a child who attends one of the local high schools in my city commit suicide. It was hard news to hear. Some of her friends and people who knew her said that they would have never expected that from her because she didn’t show any signs of depression; at least from what they […]