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In honor of May being Mental Health Awareness Month, music industry veteran, author, and the founder of Silence the Shame, Shanti Das, hosted a Text-A-Thon in Atlanta to raise awareness about mental health. Silence the Shame was created to end the stigma and to remove the shame that is attached to mental health. This year’s National Silence…

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During the most successful period of Keri Hilson’s musical career, the songstress said she was at her most miserable and depressed. Hilson, 35, had already tearfully spoke on her very long and self-imposed musical moratorium — a period of seven years — that was caused by “hitting rock bottom.” Hilson is speaking publicly on her…

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Made official by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2008, July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. The National Alliance on Mental Illness named this awareness month in honor of author and advocate Bebe Moore Campbell.  According to the National Institute of Mental Health, some of the disparities impacting minorities include limited access to…

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Well-known entertainment executive, Shanti Das launched her Silence the Shame initiative. Silence the Shame plans to banish the stigmatization of mental health issues while encouraging people to seek treatment and support. This initiative is important to the music industry veteran because she has personally suffered with depression over the years and dealt with her father’s suicide. Das hopes to…

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