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Our Mental Health Minute with Dr. Riana Anderson and Dr. Shawn Jones

Episode Summary

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This episode we share a great resource to address mental health in the Black Community. During this episode, I speak with Dr. Riana Anderson and Dr. Shawn Jones, clinical psychologists and researchers. We discuss their series, Our Mental Health Minute and how they're using media to increase the accessibility of mental health resources and destigmatize the conversation about mental health.

Episode Notes

May is Mental Health Awareness Month. This episode we share a great resource to address mental health in the Black Community. During this episode, I speak with Dr. Riana Anderson and Dr. Shawn Jones, clinical psychologists and researchers. We discuss their series, Our Mental Health Minute and how they're using media to increase the accessibility of mental health resources and destigmatize the conversation about mental health.

The goals of Our Mental Health Minute are

1) Reduce stigma about mental health in the Black community

2) Provide resources in access, utilization, and quality of mental health care

3) Increase mental health literacy (in a fun and relevant way!)

Resources:

Our Mental Health Minute

Our Mental Health Minute: Session Notes Ep. 4. "Tweets & Snaps & Tiki's Toks, Oh my!"

This episode tackles the role of media & social media on mental health

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