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, healing, and hearing others.

Episodes

January 24, 2022 52 min

On today’s episode Wesley Harris LPC makes an appearance to discuss: - Being A Black Man In the Nursing Profession - Learning your boundaries and triggers in corporate America - Developing Healing Language - Giving your community grace - Developing Healing Habits - Building his organization Head Right Wellness - Plus More! Thank you for tuning into the Black Mental Health Podcast. The love and support for the weekly mental...

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On today’s episode Wesley Harris LPC makes an appearance to discuss: - Working the midnight run for the unhoused population in New York - The process of how to get treatment - The difference between Psychiatrist vs Psychologist - How to affect the system of mental health - Why therapist plan for a no show rate - Working with children and their mental health - Plus More! Thank you for tuning into the Black Mental Health Pod...

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On today’s episode Omar Hendricks makes an appearance to discuss: - Attending Drexel University Healing Hurt People Program - Becoming A Community Health Worker / Certified Peer Specialist Program - Navigating Trauma from the streets - Developing A Wellness Tool Box - Plus More! Thank you for tuning into the Black Mental Health Podcast. The love and support for the weekly mental health discussions within the black community ...

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On today’s episode Princess Kenney LPC makes an appearance to discuss: - Why she became a therapist - Childhood trauma leading her to create space - The long term impact of instability - Coping Mechanisms of Survival in the Black Community - Dealing w/ a parent in recovery - What makes a D.O.P.E. Therapist - Plus More! Thank you for tuning into the Black Mental Health Podcast. The love and support for the weekly mental hea...

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On today’s episode Reginald A. Howard makes an appearance to discuss: - 2022 Mental Health Check In - The reason he quit his job to go to work - How being a newlywed is effecting his mental health - The Mental Wealth Alliance - The 2022 plan for the Black Mental Health Podcast - Plus More! Thank you for tuning into the Black Mental Health Podcast. The love and support for the weekly mental health discussions within the blac...

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On today’s episode Zakia Williams makes an appearance to discuss: - Navigating running a therapy practice while obtaining her degree - Finding Balance in multiple roles - Redefining herself after divorce - The dark days of Black Men Heal - Financial Conversations within your relationship - Black mother’s being in a constant state of worry - Treatment for our elders mental health - Battling the strong black women moniker - ...

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On today’s episode Reginald A. Howard makes an appearance to discuss: - 2021 Mental Health Check In - Celebrating his upcoming birthday - Mental Health Awareness Month - Recent Mental Health Struggles - Personal Accomplishments & Failures - Update On Organizations he’s affiliated with - Plus More! Thank you for tuning into the Black Mental Health Podcast. The love and support for the weekly mental health discussions w...

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On today’s episode Kevana Nixon. MA, LMFT makes an appearance to discuss: - Growing up with both parents battling addiction - How to have healing conversations - The myths around Black Marriages - Being in relation with a person vs being married - The dating life of a therapist - Why some therapist don’t like Marriage & Family Therapy - How Social media influences relationships - Plus More! Thank you for tuning into ...

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On today’s episode Gary Taylor LCSW makes an appearance to discuss: - His recent journey into becoming a therapist - The Legacy of DMX - Substance Abuse - Managing burnout as a provider - Alcohol Addiction - How family contributes to his wellness - Opioid Crisis - Plus More! Thank you for tuning into the Black Mental Health Podcast. The love and support for the weekly mental health discussions within the black community i...

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On today’s episode Nafis Ricks makes an appearance to discuss: - Separating your identity from your athletic persona - the importance of coaches building young men - building partnerships with youth to face mental health challenges - Navigating hood trauma - the responsibility of black fathers to their daughters - why being in a stable relationship is important for your mind - Plus More! Thank you for tuning into the Black...

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On today’s episode Charlotte Andrews M.S., LBS, LPC, JD @suckafree_mojo makes an appearance to discuss: - adopting a child to help a family member in crisis - switching from law school into the Mental Health field - the difficulties of being a mother of a child with mental challenges - focusing her practice on helping the helper - the balancing act of motherhood & business - understanding how CBD role in the mental he...

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On today’s episode James Harris @men_to_heal makes an appearance to discuss: - The commercial shift in mental health - Growing up as a warden of the state - coping with both parents having health issues - Joining the army after experiencing homelessness - Entrepreneurship and mental health - How he balances black love and Black Fatherhood - Plus More! Thank you for tuning into the Black Mental Health Podcast. The love ...

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On today’s episode Latrenda George @latrendageorge makes an appearance to discuss:

- Downloading your truth

- Watching her parents deal with Domestic Violence

- The positives of COVID 19

- Raising Black sons to manage emotions

- Working with college kids during COVID

- Plus More!

Thank you for tuning into the Black Mental Health Podcast. The love and support for the weekly mental health discussions within the black community ...

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On today’s episode Doug Reed @douglas_mreed makes an appearance to discuss: - What it’s like being a young father at 17 - The reason he joined the military - Navigating the prison system as a correctional officer - The process of Prison Reform - Repairing his relationship with his children - How the prisons are being impacted by COVID - His experience in therapy - The 8 dimension of Wellness - Plus More! Thank you f...

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On today’s episode Tasnim Sulaiman @_taztalktherapy_ MFT, LPC makes an appearance to discuss: - Her journey into the mental health field - The connection between sex therapy & mental health - Helping juvenile offenders through advocacy - Being employed at a Psych Ward - her thoughts on mobile crisis team helping police officers in deescalation - The intersectionality of communication & mental health - Plus More!...

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On today’s episode Reginald A. Howard @reginaldahoward makes an appearance to discuss: - 2020 Mental Health Check In - Building his mental health team (Couples Counseling vs Individual Therapy vs Psychiatrist) - Black Men Heal - Drexel University’s Healing Hurt People - Plus More! Thank you for tuning into the Black Mental Health Podcast. The love and support for the weekly mental health discussions within the black com...

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On today’s episode Sadija Smiley @iamsadijasmiley makes an appearance to discuss: - How to handle Stillborn And Infant Loss - What support looks like in tragedy - How couples can navigate the loss of a child - How to explain a traumatic situation to children - How your mental health is impacted in loss - 2020 Virtual Survivors Summit: We Are One (Discount: REGGIE15) - Plus More! Thanks again to Sadija Smiley @iams...

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On today’s episode Giscard M. Saintil LMHC @mrsaintil makes an appearance to discuss: - Caribbean Culture and Mental Health - The lack of black therapist in the mental health community - Healing black families - Navigating job barriers of the mental health system - Plus More! Thanks again to Giscard M. Saintil LMHC @mrsaintil for the joining the podcast. Looking to support healing in your community? Do your part by...

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On today’s episode Alissa Rhodes makes an appearance to discuss: - Her relationship with Reg and their road to getting married in July 2021 - Her battle with Alcoholism - Her experience with Reg’s suicide attempts - the trauma from having a miscarriage - Her struggle with Postpartum Depression - Plus More! Thanks again to Alissa Rhodes for the joining the podcast. Looking to support healing in your community? Do your part...

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On today’s episode Richard Goode @yungkingfocused and Jabril Hart @mr.devere makes an appearance to discuss: - the 2 year anniversary of the Black Mental Health podcast - Our experience with racism - How COVID affected our mental health in 2020 - Out interactions with police as young black men - Depression vs. Hopelessness - Toxic Masculinity - Plus More! Thanks again to Richard Goode @yungkingfocused and Jabri...

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