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Mental Health and the Black Community

Today, an estimated 20.6% of the U.S. population, or 1 in 5 adults, suffers from a mental illness or disorder. That rate is also about the same in black and white individuals. However, mental health intersects with Black experiences [...]

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Music Therapy and Mental Health

Music therapy is an incredibly common complimentary therapy used to supplement many forms of behavioral therapy, counseling, and group therapy. While music therapy is a “complimentary” therapy, it’s used to help individuals build creativity, self-confidence, and to share emotions. [...]

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The Link Between Child Abuse and Mental Illness

Mental illness impacts nearly 1 in 5 Americans. That means 19% of us, or about 46 million U.S. adults, have a mental illness. These mental illnesses negatively impact everything from physical health to emotional wellbeing, relationships, productivity, and quality [...]

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