Singer Michelle Williams, one-third of Destiny’s Child, has always been vocal about her own struggle with depression and she recently opened up about taking her own advice and getting the help she needs. Earlier this summer, the 37-year-old took to Instagram to let fans that she planned to check into a mental health facility in order […]


During a recent appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show, singer Mel B cleared up negative assumptions about her recent decision to check herself into a rehab facility. Let’s be clear. Mel B wants everyone to know that she’s not an alcoholic or sex addict. Actually what prompted her decision to heck into rehab was post-traumatic […]

Taraji P. Henson is doing her part to start necessary conversations about mental health in the Black community. She launched the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation in honor of her late father.


Keke Palmer is opening up about her struggle with mental illness in a new social media campaign. View the campaign here. Stay up-to-date with the latest news and events. Follow me on social media @AlwaysAskAsia. #AskAsia #AlwaysAskAsia 

One college professor wants to do a complex analysis of Kanye West’s life. The professor is Dr. Jeffrey McCune and he teaches at St. Louis’ Washington University. He will be teaching a lecture called “Name One Genius That Ain’t Crazy: Kanye West and the Politics of Self-Diagnosis,” in an attempt to unpack labels such as “crazy” vs. “genius,” […]


HelloBeautiful contributing writer Kamela Fleming recently overcame a debilitating struggle with depression, which is plaguing scores of Black women across the country. In the first of a two-part journal series, she shares how the losses that so many of us experience — the end of a relationship and a lack of financial stability — sent her […]

New York City Police Commissioner James O'Neill said police were "called to help a person in crisis." Sadly, things didn't end that way.

A 66-year-old woman was shot and killed by a police sergeant in her Bronx apartment after she allegedly charged at the sergeant with a baseball bat.

Alfred Olango was not mentally ill, but suffered from a mental breakdown over the death of a close friend when he was fatally shot by police, his family alleged at a presser on Thursday.

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Fourteen-year-old Bresha Meadows took the life of her father in July. She is currently behind bars on charges of aggravated murder. But Bresha’s family is calling her a “hero,” who saved them all from the verbally and physically abusive Jonathan Meadows. Police allege Bresha shot her father as he slept in their Warren, Ohio home, using the same gun with which […]

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May is Mental Health Awareness Month. Dr. Yashima discussed the importance of maintaining behavioral health in the African American community with the CEO of Hillcrest Children and Family Center, Juanita Price. For 200 years, Hillcrest Children and Family Center has been at the forefront of providing quality health care to those in need. They have […]

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In this week's CBC Message to America, Congresswoman Corrine Brown (D-FL) the ranking member of Veterans Affairs discusses how the Veterans Crisis Line can help prevent suicides amongst our soldiers.