It is Black History Month February 2021. #BlackHistoryMonth
According to the World Health Organization, “One in four people at some point in their lives”, “Around 450 million people currently suffer from such conditions, placing mental disorders among the leading causes of ill-health and disability worldwide”.
Therefore, no one is immune to mental health issues. It can affect anyone regardless race, religion, gender, profession, socioeconomic status or culture.
Here are eleven quotes from famous African Americans and others about how they feel about mental health issues.
- I’m a good talker. But I soon learned that you can’t talk someone out of depression.
Mental illness is real. And like everything else in life, it operates on a spectrum.
We need to start talking, and we need to start now.
~ Oprah Winfrey (Media Mogul)
2. “I found that, with depression, one of the most important things
you could realize is that you’re not alone,” “You’re not the first to go through it;
you’re not going…
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