via BlackDoctor: According to the World Health Organization, 350 million people worldwide suffer from depression. If you have diabetes you are three to four times more likely to have depression than people in the general population. It’s quite common to feel depressed after a diabetes diagnosis. You may believe you must give up your favorite […]

Gabourey Sidibe burst on the scene in 2009 as the titular star of Lee Daniels’ Precious, a film based on the 1996 novel Push by Sapphire. As a then unknown actress, she commanded the screen with the ease of a seasoned pro, so much so, she was rewarded with an Academy Award nomination for her big screen debut. […]

  American Idol” alum and Christian singer Mandisa revealed she was on the brink of suicide recently and is now sharing a playlist she says helped during her time of depression. Mandisa first spoke about her battle with depression during a Facebook live interview with K-LOVE in February. In the interview, she explained that her […]

It was just 5 years ago when the Chief Executive Officer of an International Discipleship Ministry Agency found himself gripped with despair and hopelessness – not knowing how to define what was happening, but knowing something was terribly wrong. The year was 2012 and Rev. Junius Dotson found himself dealing with great losses that ultimately […]

Multi-talented actor, host and comedian Wayne Brady has made audiences laugh for years on shows like “Whose Line Is It Anyway,” “Let’s Make A Deal” and Dave Chappelle’s “Chapelle’s Show”. At 16, Brady started performing in community theater and at the Orlando improv troupe SAK Comedy Lab, where he first started developing his improv skills. He […]

Mandisa has been vocal about battling depression after her close friend’s death years ago, but now the Grammy-winning Christian contemporary music singer is revealing what God showed her to overcome her tough emotional times. The singer, who released her album Out of the Dark earlier this month, spoke with the Dawson McAllister Network’s TheHopeLine, which teenagers and […]

getty image: Watching a friend go through a rough time is tough. We tend to react by rushing in to help or back away because we are afraid to say the wrong thing. When we think the situation would best be solved by therapy, we sometimes want to jump in with a list of numbers […]

Emerging from a three year battle with depression, Mandisa’s first new album in four years, Out Of The Dark, is out now. In addition to her sit down with ABC’s Good Morning America’s Robin Roberts, the GRAMMY winner has been vulnerably sharing about her life-changing journey and new music with PEOPLE Magazine, FOX News, Huffington […]

Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Snapchat. Email, text, instant messages, cellphone calls. There are more ways than ever to connect with others — yet many of us know the hollow ache of loneliness. Loneliness isn’t constrained by age, gender, marital status or job title. CEOs feel it. So do cubicle dwellers. As do new moms, granddads, recent college […]

ABC’s Good Morning America will broadcast the exclusive first television interview with Mandisa alongside a performance of her new single “Unfinished” today, April 26. After spending much of the past few years struggling with depression, Mandisa, who has proven to be one of American Idol’s most successful alums as a Top 5 Idol with the most No. […]

Grammy Award-winning singer Mandisa is set to release her fifth album, Out of the Dark, following an intense three-year battle with depression. Out of the Dark will be released on May 19 through Capitol CMG and is her first music release in four years. Mandisa took some time away from the music scene after being stuck in […]

No one would understand. They couldn’t, I thought. So I suffered in silence. I was singing on the Praise and Worship team. I had joined several committees and was very active in ministry. I was eager to do whatever was asked of me. I especially loved attending small group sessions and doing Bible study. By […]