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African-Americans Who Have Made a Positive Impact in the Mental Health Community

View original article from Project 375 HERE.

In honor of Black History Month, we want to recognize the contributions of African-Americans, past and present, who have made a positive impact in the mental health community.
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Michi Marshall, co-founder of PROJECT 375, works tirelessly to shatter the stigma surrounding mental illness. Hear her full interview on The Breakfast Club here.
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11 times Black celebs opened up about dealing with mental health issues.

Read the full story here.

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During her White House tenure, Michelle Obama has made sure everyone knew her stance on mental health.

Not only did she launch initiatives supporting those with mental health conditions, she also freely encouraged the nation to discuss and seek help for any psychological health issues, reducing stigma against these conditions along the way.

Click here to read just some of the ways Obama advocated for change and shattered the stigma surrounding mental illness.

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Meet Mamie Phipps Clark, the social psychologist who helped outlaw segregated schools. She became the fist black woman to earn a PhD in psychology fromColumbia University.