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Mental Health Challenges for African Americans
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Mental Health Challenges for African Americans
Black people die at disproportionately high rates due to chronic illness, and suffer from poverty, under-education, and the effects of racism.

This week, Leonard talks with Dr. Rheeda Walker, a licensed clinical psychologist from the University of Houston and director of their Culture, Risk, and Resilience Lab. She specializes in suicide science and African-American adult mental health, and she recently wrote the book “The Unapologetic Guide to Black Mental Health.” She believes the factors above have resulted in a mental health crisis in our community.

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