Black Mental Health Podcast

Black Mental Health Podcast

The black mental health podcast is dedicated to understanding and unraveling the mental issues in the African American community. It showcases real life stories to bridge the gap between people who feel alone in their struggles. With the stigma of therapy being a "white people thing' coupled with the cost of therapy, black people are left to deal with mental health issues on their own The black mental health podcast is here not as a replacement to therapy but as an alternative. therapy is necessary, but sometimes hearing someone else's story is therapeutic enough. it's topics range from stress, suicide, anxiety, depression, and a host of other topics. the podcast is spearheaded by reginald a. howard who has had and is still having his own battle with mental health. from cutting himself to almost jumping over a bridge he knows first hand the mental suffering that black people go through internally. he uses the podcast to deal with his own issues by helping, h... Show More

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Make sure you grab a copy of Reg’s new book Suffering into Success: https://reginaldahoward.com On today’s episode Erica Smith @esmit282 makes an appearance to discuss: - Her Book Beautiful women - Taking Antidepressants - Combating Negative Thoughts - Battling with religion and Mental Health - the first step in healing - Dealing with family medical issues - How meditation helps with Mental Health - How writing is therape... Read more

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Checkout Reginald’s new book Suffering into Success: https://reginaldahoward.com On today’s episode Kevin Gold @unclekev makes an appearance to discuss: - His non-profit All The Kings Men - How daughters influence black men - What young black men are missing - Why sometimes it’s best when your father is not in your life - Rebuilding relationships with your father - Dealing with Racism in 2019 - Managing Black Boy Rage - Learning... Read more

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Checkout Reginald’s new book Suffering into Success: https://reginaldahoward.com On today’s episode Latisha Carr @latisha.carr makes an appearance to discuss: - Dealing with a parent who has schizophrenia - Lack of mental health help for people of color - Developing Self Care Plans - Setting boundaries - The difficulty for Black Women to practice Self Care - Practicing Self Care In relationships - Broken people building broken bu... Read more

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Checkout Reginald’s new book Suffering into Success: https://reginaldahoward.com On today’s episode we have Levone Cannady @ _the__alchemist and some of the things we discussed were: - Working at a rape crisis center - Fallen into narratives as black men - Lack of financial literacy programs in schools from the black community - Bringing the hood to school with you - Losing BOTH of your parents at a young age - Finding you’re own ... Read more

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Checkout Reginald’s new book Suffering into Success: www.reginaldahoward.com On today’s episode we have Rachel Poles MS @i_amh0pe and some of the things we discussed were: - Mental Health vs Mental Illness - Dealing with a nervous breakdown - The role relationships play in your mental health - What makes you think you’re ready for therapy - Ways Black Men affect Black women mental health - Learning healthy boundaries Plus much mor... Read more

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Need help gaining your legendary life? Checkout Reg’s Mental Clarity Coaching: https://reginaldahoward.com/coaching/ On today’s episode Reg discusses in detail his traumatic car accident as well as: - The effect of Nipsey Hussle Death - The impact of a black father in traumatic experiences - Accepting the new version of your life after facing death - Overcoming mental hurdles - Your mind playing tricks on you - Having PTSD from the... Read more

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Checkout Reginald’s new book Suffering into Success: www.reginaldahoward.com On today’s episode I discuss the process of getting Suffering Into Success in the hands of readers. I have few guest on to share their contribution to the book getting finished. Debbie L. London(@debbiellondon) and Mike Mazzoni(@mazz_ofall_trades) Some of the other things that gets discussed are: - The mental struggles of becoming an author - Where the ... Read more

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Checkout Reginald’s new book Suffering into Success: www.reginaldahoward.com On today’s episode we have minister, rapper, father and husband Kenneth “D-Lou” Sikes @sikeministries and some of the things we discussed were: - How black mothers impact their sons - Being raised by the streets - Battling with Drug Addiction - Emotional issues manifesting as anger - How Gang Banging effects black men - Jail being fun until you’re serving ... Read more

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On today’s episode we have Tasnim Sulaiman MFT, LPC @_taztalktherapy_ and Shariff Blackwell CBT, DBT, FFT @straight_talk_no_chaser of Black Men Heal @blackmenheal and some of the things we discussed were: - What is Black Men Heal - Why therapy can save your life - Why being vulnerable isn’t weak - Why heal men heal men - How to discipline your child without whoopings - Medicine and Mental Health - The psychology behind black... Read more

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On today’s episode we have William Batts MSW @williambattsmsw and some of the things we discussed were: - How physical abuse as a child effects you mentally - Discipline vs Whoopings - How coparenting effects children mental health - What role does your environment play in your child’s life - The role that church plays in the black community - Mental Health professionals vs. Advocates We like to thank our guest: @williambattsmsw Pl... Read more

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On today’s episode we have Trainer, Mentor and Speaker Sharif Jones @2cocky2care92 and some of the things we discussed were: -What jail does to someone who never been institutionalized - How starting over takes a toll on you mentally - The impact your child makes on you as a black father - The influence a mentor can make on the black community We like to thank our guest: @2cocky2care92 Please follow them on social! Thank you fo... Read more

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On today’s episode we have Jerome Walker @jusrome12 and some of the things we discussed were: - How moving into a new environment helps your mental health - Being comfortable in your sexuality - How lack of conversations divide black men - How black fathers should deal with their sons sexuality - The struggles of being a parent as a black man - Fraternities vs Homosexuality - Mental Health at a PWI vs HBCU We like to than... Read more

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On today’s episode, we have Anthony Walker @yolo_cush and some of the things we discussed were: - Putting yourself back together piece by piece - The true meaning of marriage - Emotional Trauma vs Mental Trauma vs Physical Trauma - Being afraid to unpack your emotions We like to thank our guest: @yolo_cush Please follow them on social! Thank you for tuning into the Black Mental Health Podcast. We appreciate all the love and suppor... Read more

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On today’s episode we have Author, Speaker and Survivor Debbie London @debbiellondon and some of the things we discussed were: -How dysfunctional families help teach you -Being the alpha female in relationship -Thinking certain traumas are normal -Making mental health digestible for kids -How trauma from slavery still exists We like to thank our guest: @debbiellondon Please follow them on social! Thank you for tuning into the Blac... Read more

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On today’s episode we have Blogger, Survivor and Founder Shaynekqua Foster @baldini__ and some of the things we discussed were: - Black Women coming together - Stress of Adulting - Carrying Baggage from your childhood into Adulthood - The impact of a positive black male role model - Having depression at 11 years old - Not giving love because you didn’t receive it - Religious parents dealing dealing with Gay children - Is being Gay... Read more

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On today’s episode we have Author, Traveler and Founder Dr. Alixis S. Rhodes @drrhode_to_success and some of the things we discussed were:   - How Being a burden makes you feel invisible  - Why Black Women need each other  - How Social Media is taking away being soical - Associating Mental Health with craziness  - Mental Health Looking different for everyone      We like to thank our guest: @drrhode_to_success  Please follow them o... Read more

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On today’s episode we have therapist, businessman, husband and father Arron Muller LMSW @theblack_therapist and some of the things we discussed were: - Counseling people when your shy - Black male therapist being rare - How Black males respond to seeing a black therapist - The real reason why the black man is missing from the black family - The struggle of balancing helping people and entrepreneurship - Black men and the... Read more

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On today’s episode we have activist, poet, mother and businesswoman Evita Colòn @poeticsoulqueen and some of the things we discussed were: - What is speak to my soul - Staying connected with kids in your community even when you don’t relate - The importance of the arts in the black community - Allowing kids to express their emotion for mental health - the mental fatigue of balancing following your dream and keeping a job - Th... Read more

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On today’s episode we have a phenomenal mother, domestic abuse survivor and clothing designer Tanita Powell @nita_x2 and some of the things we discussed were: (03:00) Dating a basketball player (08:00) The difference between a man putting his hands on you vs y’all both fighting each other (14:00) How a mother’s love for her son can turn her son into a monster (21:00) Men wanting to be fathers only under certain conditions (28:... Read more

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On today’s episode we have Clarity coach, author and founder DeAngelo McCoy @deangelogmccoy and some of the things we discussed were: (4:00) What is Black Boy Beautiful (16:00) Not being able to see yourself in your future (22:00) Having a fear of black men because you grew up around women Struggling to find your identity as a man when you don’t fit the “normal“ quota of being a black man (34:00) Creating a persona so that you... Read more

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