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Where Are All the Black Mental Health Professionals?

There is a shortage of mental health professionals in the United States. Many areas of the country have between 20-40% of the therapists needed to meet demand. But North Carolina, for example, can only accommodate 12% of patients who need it. The Commonwealth Fund says, “Nearly half of the people in the United States will […]

Never Broken: How Singer-Songwriter Jewel Became a Mental Health Advocate

The crowd cheered wildly as a giant red heart covered in glitter and gold moved confidently across The Masked Singer stage. No one knew whose sparkly red leggings were popping out from under the Queen of Hearts costume. But the voice inside commanded the room, transforming Sia’s “Bird Set Free” into a deeply emotional piece […]

Diagnosed With Heart Failure? : Here Are the Medications to Avoid

Heart disease is the leading cause of death in adults in the United States. Studies also show Black people are at a greater risk of developing heart disease. According to the Office of Minority Health, we are 30% more likely to die from heart disease than non-Hispanic white people. Heart failure, or congestive heart failure […]

Decision Decoder: What Kind of Primary Care Provider Do You Want?

Choosing a primary care provider can be overwhelming. If you’re trying to understand the differences between all the titles and types—keep reading; you’ve come to the right place. Board Certified Internal Medicine Provider If you’re over 18 and are looking for a provider who encompasses a wide range of medical needs, a board-certified internal medicine […]

5 Long-Term Financial Goals and How to Achieve Them

What are long-term financial goals and why are they important? Long-term financial goals are your money objectives that will take more than a few years to achieve. Your long-term goals are an important aspect of your financial health. These goals provide motivation, direction and discipline when managing your finances. In this article, we’ll go over […]

How to Use ChatGPT: Working With Generative AI

To call ChatGPT a large language model (LLM) chatbot barely describes its vast importance as a marketing, communications and PR tool. Its generative AI model is not a panacea that will replace humans on your creative team. Rather, ChatGPT serves as a robust tool that can increase personal and team efficiency and even assist in […]

4 Friendship Apps to Help You Connect with New People

Nearly half of Americans have three friends or fewer, according to a May 2021 study from the Survey Center on American Life. Americans also report “having fewer close friendships than they once did, talking to their friends less often, and relying less on their friends for personal support.” Although the COVID-19 pandemic is an obvious […]