Black Pioneers in Mental Health

The Gooden Center prides itself on being an all-inclusive organization.  Some one once told me that Alcoholics Anonymous was intergrated before Major League Baseball and the U.S. Army.  It's important for us all to understand that, when attempting success in [...]

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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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The Future of AI in Mental Healthcare

Artificial intelligence is finding a place in nearly every aspect of human life, from manufacturing to driving vehicles. It only makes sense that it would eventually move into healthcare. Here, AI shines in applications for diagnosis and data analysis, [...]

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E-Cigs and Vaping Addiction

Electronic cigarettes or “e-cigs” have surged in popularity over the past couple years. Although less people smoke traditional cigarettes, e-cigs and vaping have become the new standard, making this vaping trend reach epidemic proportion especially within younger age demographics. According [...]

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