Tuesday, February 1, 2011

Dr. Boyce Video: Depression and Denial in the African American Community

by Dr. Boyce Watkins, Syracuse UniversityScholarship in Action 

Many of us are familiar with author Terrie Williams and her popular book "Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We're Not Hurting." I decided to bring Terrie back into the studio last month to discuss the black community's denial when it comes to dealing with mental illness, specifically when it comes to managing the spike in depression during the holiday season.
The video was shot before the holidays, but was delayed due to production problems. But the holiday season will always be here, and so will depression. The video is below, enjoy!

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