Where Do Black Boys Go To Heal? Why Suicide is Sweeping Our Youth Away

She turned on the TV and saw her son on the news. The reporter exclaimed that a young man jumped in front of a train. Praying it was an accident and in recovery, the horrible truth came out that it  was death by suicide, where he thrust himself into a Pasadena train. A 24-year-old, African […]

Help! My Child Is Expressing Suicidal Thoughts: Tips for Black Parents

What To Do When Your Child Expresses Suicidal Thoughts: Tips for Black Parents Suicide is one of the leading causes of death for African American children and adolescents in the United States, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Change begins here and we encourage you to take the following warning signs very […]

Black Children & Suicide: Why Are Our Young Kings and Queens Killing Themselves?

When it comes to suicide and suicide attempts in elementary school-aged children, the topic is not well-discussed, despite a recent increase in the suicide rate among US Black children. According to the Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health, African Americans are 20% more likely to experience serious mental health problems than the general […]