"Nothing a Little Prayer Can't Fix" Resource List




Thank you to everyone that joined our Twitter Chat today. We do not want the conversation to end here so we created this list of resources. Let's continue to share, heal and build together!



Addressing Mental Health in African American Communities: http://www.mentalhealth.gov/blog/2014/08/addressing-mental-health-in-african-american-communities.html

Stop in the Name of Love and Mental Health: http://blackgirlflymag.com/mag/stop-in-the-name-of-love-and-mental-health/

Why We Must Finally Pay Attention: http://www.forharriet.com/2014/12/why-we-must-finally-pay-attention-to.html

Black Suicide: When Prayer is Not Enough:


When Suicide Comes Calling: http://www.ebony.com/wellness-empowerment/when-suicide-comes-calling-503#axzz3MejIuFu4

The Empathetic Manic Depressive: http://www.ebony.com/wellness-empowerment/the-emphathetic-manic-depressive-302#axzz3MejIuFu4

Finding Me: How Going to Therapy Helped me Reclaim My Happiness:


Seven Signs You Need A Mental Health Day: http://blackandmarriedwithkids.com/2014/03/6-signs-that-you-are-in-need-of-a-mental-health-day/?mode=small




Sisters of the Yam: Black women and self-recovery by bell hooks

Rock my Soul: Black People and Self-Esteem by bell hooks

Souls of My Sisters by Dawn Marie Daniels and Candace Sandy

Souls Revealed: A Souls of My Sisters Book of Revelations and Tools for Healing Your Spirit, Soul and Life by Dawn Daniels and Candace Sandy

Your Inner Eve: Discovering God's Woman Within by Reverend Dr. Susan Newman

Shifting: The Double Lives of Black Women in America by Charisse Jones and Kumea Shorter-Gooden

Black Pain: It Just Looks Like We're Not Hurting by Terri Williams

Stumbling on Happiness by Dr. Daniel Gilbert

When Someone You Love is Depressed: How to Help Your Loved One Without Losing Yourself by Laura Epstein Rosen & Xavier Francisco Amador

Christians Get Depressed To by David Murray

Healing After Loss: Daily Meditations for Working through Grief by Martha Whitmore Hickman

Jesus Wept: When Faith and Depression Meet by Barbara Crafton


US Department of Health and Human Services Office of Minority Health: http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/omh/browse.aspx?lvl=4&lvlid=24

Black Womens Health: http://www.blackwomenshealth.com/blog/black-women-and-mental-health/

Black Women's Health Imperative:http://www.blackwomenshealth.org/

California Black Women's Health Project: http://www.cabwhp.org/

National Women's Health Information Center: http://www.womenshealth.gov/

Journey to Wellness: http://www.journeytowellness.com/

National Resource Center for the Healing of Racism;: http://www.nrchr.org/


Save Yourself #SelfLove Andrea Lewis: http://youtu.be/QuonTHgtPa0

Reflection and Improvement 2014 #SelfLove Andrea Lewis: http://youtu.be/vqIc34S1KbA

The Importance Of Mental & Emotional Hygiene Hey Fran Hey: http://youtu.be/TTJOWykQciQ



Special thank you to our cohost @educatedqueens and the wonderful panelist that helped facilitate the conversation. Minister Nathalie N. Nelson @nathalie_n_nelson BGF Contributor and & Humanitarian Ruth Jean-Marie @toharrietwithlove Fashion Psychologist Dawnn Karen @_dawnnkaren_ Clinical psychologist Dr Seanna-Kaye Denham @drskdenham of Natural Hair Does Care @naturalhairdoescare Youth Minister Cherish Padro

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