It’s not uncommon to hear someone say they don’t remember the night before, after a night of heavy drinking. It’s so common that we laugh it off and move on with our lives, thinking we’ve only suffered  a few hours of cognitive impairment. But, does heavy drinking and blacking out eventually lead to long-term memory […]

Article By Mae Davis // EEW Magazine Reporter We grow up in church hearing and quoting Nehemiah 8:10, “…the joy of the Lord is your strength!” But many Christians like Grammy® Award-winning gospel artist Tasha Cobbs struggle with depression and mental health challenges, and the singer says, the church needs to talk about it. “Growing […]

Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) teens who experience severe harassment can suffer from serious mental health problems, a new study suggests. “With bullying, I think people often assume ‘That’s just kids teasing kids,’ and that’s not true,” said study author Brian Mustanski, director of Northwestern University’s Institute for Sexual and Gender Minority Health and […]

FLOTUS shares why the mental heath of children and army veterans is more important than ever. The conversation about mental health in America is one First Lady Michelle Obama refuses to ignore. In a special editorial piece for The Huffington Post, FLOTUS shares why the mental heath of both children and army veterans is more important than ever, also […]

When people tend to look at celebrities: be it singers, actors, or anyone in the spotlight. If they follow them enough and read about them enough, many people think they know them. But many don’t know what it took to get there. Kirk Franklin is no different. Kirk admits to weaknesses. In fact, he says […]

Hands are clapping, children are bobbing their heads and most of the elders are wearing their finest hats and polished shoes at the New Revelation Community Church. Reverend Donna Allen leads a sermon. “And this notion of law enforcement interacting with people with lethal force? Jesus would cry out, ‘I am the Prince of Peace […]

Clayola Brown, President of the A. Philip Randolph Institute for racial equality, spoke with NewsOne Now guest host Mo Ivory about the impact police brutality, police…

 (GETTY) Slowly, by degrees, more and more people within the black church are opening up about their struggles with mental health. Among them is Hall of Fame inductee and multiple GRAMMY® Award-nominated singer/composer/arranger, Richard Smallwood. In a recent interview with Chicago Tribune, the 66-year-old revealed that, once upon a time, “I had no desire to […]

The stigma of expressing personal concerns in a sterile environment may not seem like a walk in the park to clients seeking a medium to discuss their most private and personal issues.  For the person on the go, talking to a therapist, who may often seem more like a stranger, can seem time consuming and […]

Once called shell shock or battle fatigue syndrome, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) is a serious condition that can develop after a person has experienced or witnessed a traumatic or terrifying event in which serious physical, mental, emotional and spiritual harm occurred or was threatened. The impact of traumatic ordeals can cause intense helplessness, fear or […]

One in four Americans suffers from some kind of mental illness in any given year, according to the National Alliance on Mental Illness. Many look to their church for spiritual guidance in times of distress. But they’re unlikely to find much help on Sunday mornings. Most Protestant senior pastors (66 percent) seldom speak to their […]

Did you know that cycling is good for your waistline, can extend your lifespan, is good for your mental health and good for your immune system?…