Megan Thee Stallion launches website with mental health resources

Meg Thee Stallion is back again empowering her fans, but this time through a website providing mental health resources. Her most recent album, Traumazine, is a project that expounds on deep disappointment, betrayal, anger, loss, and more. Megan has openly spoken out on her personal struggles with losing her parents, and parting ways with her […]

Keyshia Cole rushed to the emergency room

Songstress Keyshia Cole had to race to the emergency room after experiencing pain in her chest. The “Heaven Sent” soulstress, 40, admitted that she was suffering mentally to the point where she could “literally feel [her] heart hurting.” This most likely emanates from the immense pressure that she’s feeling these days, and more importantly because […]

Jada Pinkett Smith shares what anxiety did to her relationship with Willow

Jada Pinkett Smith has admitted she used to chew her nails “down to the cuticles” during her younger years, and she now recognizes that was probably due to being anxious, but she also told how she found it tough to “relate” to her 21-year-old daughter. Jada — who also has son Jaden Smith, 23, with […]

Nicki Minaj shares what caused her anxiety when she became famous

Nicki Minaj has admitted that her every move being criticized gave her anxiety. “I think when I was younger, my more natural state was to be more confident. But I think when you’re a woman and you’re in the public eye all the time if you’re not careful you can become less confident because you’re […]

LaKeith Stanfield opens up about struggles with alcohol

“Atlanta” star LaKeith Stanfield has been living with “crippling anxiety” in which he used alcohol to self-medicate. The 30-year-old actor began to experience anxiety when he was shooting “The Harder They Fall” in 2020 and also realized that he had a problem with alcohol, something which was tough to come to terms with. In an […]

Struggling with anxiety? Here are 7 ways to cope

Anxiety disorders are considered to be the most common mental health concern in the U.S. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness, 40 million adults in the United States 18 and over suffer from an anxiety disorder, while 7% of children aged 3-17 experience issues with anxiety each year. Even if you are not […]

Charlamagne Tha God reveals the ‘moment of peace’ that changed his life

As an established media personality since the early ’90s, Charlamagne Tha God, born Lenard Larry McKelvey, has created or been a part of some unquestionably iconic moments in Black radio history. The establishment of “The Breakfast Club,” which he has co-hosted alongside Angela Yee and DJ Envy since 2010, is easily one of the most […]

What you can do while waiting to get the COVID vaccine

COVID-19 hit Black and Brown communities hard, yet so many people of color are not jumping first in line to be vaccinated. The new administration‘s goal is to create an effective COVID-19 vaccination plan and administer 100 million shots in 100 days.  While you may have your reservations, we know that over 400,000 Americans have […]

How to overcome feeling SAD

‘Tis the season to be jolly, but during this time of year, many suffer from anxiety, depression and seasonal affective disorder, also known as SAD. Speaking to rolling out, licensed pharmacist Corine Ferebee explained the effects of SAD and how to manage the symptoms as outlined by the Mayo Clinic and National Institutes of Health. What is […]

Tamar Braxton having ‘not-so-good days’ after attempted overdose (video)

Tamar Braxton still has “not-so-good days” after she attempted to take her own life earlier this year. The 43-year-old singer was rushed to the hospital in July after she was found unresponsive at the Ritz-Carlton Residences at LA Live in Los Angeles after attempting to take her own life via overdose. And speaking about the […]

Kerry Washington struggling with ‘a lot of anxiety and stress’

Kerry Washington is suffering from “a lot of anxiety and stress.” The “Scandal” alum opened up on her current mental health status on Twitter, where she responded to a fan who questioned why she always seems to tweet in the early hours of the morning. She wrote: “I’m having a hard time sleeping. Lot of […]

Jaden Smith gripped by anxiety due to pandemic

Jaden Smith is “stressed about everything.” The 22-year-old singer and actor admitted he “never really knew what anxiety was” until recently, but now his worries are “through the roof,” and amid the coronavirus pandemic he knows he’s not the only person to feel that way. Speaking to Zane Lowe on Apple Music, he said: “The […]

5 mental health resources for Black people

Faced with the COVID-19 pandemic, growing unemployment, loss of family members and police brutality, the past couple of months have been undeniably overwhelming. The uncertainty that many of us are facing right now can lead to, anger, sadness, anxiety and a world of other emotions. Although the news and social media can be trusted sources […]

Kayla Jackson shares tips for coping with anxiety during pandemic

Health care social worker Kayla Jackson says she believes that while we can’t control the coronavirus, we can control how we choose to deal with it. Joining rolling out’s CEO Munson Steed on a recent segment of Health IQ, Jackson said some individuals are experiencing increased anxiety and stress, but learning to deal with these […]

Iyanla Vanzant says pandemic offers opportunity to find inner vision

Anxiety and fear are emotions that many people have felt at some time over the last three months. With jobs being lost, children out of school and the economy potentially headed for a depression, people are anxious for answers. Inspiration coach Iyanla Vanzant started a daily Facebook motivational chat from her home for fans seeking […]

Yoganic Flow founder Kerrie Trahan shares how yoga can combat anxiety

Kerrie Trahan is a yoga enthusiast and the owner of Yoganic Flow, a community yoga studio. For Trahan, yoga was something she did every now and then until she moved to Yeosu, South Korea. While there, the practice helped the 35-year-old with depression and anxiety after the sudden loss of her father in 2006. Six […]

Dr. LaKesha Legree discusses signs of depression during global health crisis

Dr. LaKesha Legree is an anesthesiologist and holistic health expert whose practice is focused on pain management and mental health. She is the owner of Elev8 MD, a ketamine clinic in North Carolina where patients are treated for depression and chronic pain. We spoke with Dr. Legree about the current global health crisis and how […]

Why Willow Smith plans to lock herself in a box

Willow Smith is set to lock herself in a box to raise awareness about an important mental health issue. The 19-year-old daughter of Will Smith and Jada Pinkett Smith has teamed up with Tyler Cole for a 24-hour performance art piece focused on anxiety, which will be taking place at MOCA’s Geffen Contemporary in Los […]

Real talk: Taraji P. Henson discusses mental health and menopause

Taraji P. Henson found her “life’s purpose” in talking about her “mental health.” The 49-year-old actress has been honest about her own battle with depression and anxiety for several years, and in 2018 she set up the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation — which aims to provide resources to those struggling with mental health — in honor […]

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