mental health

7/10/16: ARISE Detroit! Neighborhoods Day / Minority Mental Health Awareness Month

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We find out more about the 10th Annual ARISE Detroit! Neighborhoods Day. Plus, ballroom dancers raise funds and awareness for mental illness in the Black community. Ep 4440.

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10/4/15: Entrepreneur John W. Barfield / Mental Health Campaign

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Entrepreneur John Barfield is here to discuss his rags-to-riches story as the founder of one of the nation’s largest black-owned businesses. We discuss the new documentary and book that chronicles his amazing journey. Plus, two local agencies team up in an effort to get rid of the stigma associated with mental health disorders, especially in the African-American community. Episode 4401.

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7/26/15: National Medical Association Convention / Detroit Wayne Mental Health Authority

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We look at health, wellness and fitness in the black community. Nearly 7,000 health professionals are converging on Detroit for the National Medical Association’s Convention & Scientific Assembly, and they’ll focus on the health of minority populations. Plus, we talk about the importance of mental health awareness among African Americans. And, the State debuts an adventure center designed to encou

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9/14/14: Mental Health & the Black Community / Detroit Rescue Mission

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We discuss mental illness; the Detroit Rescue Mission celebrates a major milestone; and Ken Coleman shares Detroit black history. Episode 4238.

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