Founder of Breaking Through Breaking Beyond talks Black male mental health in Trump times

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By blackdoctor.org

Tiana Jorman, founder of mental wellness organization Breaking Through Breaking Beyond, is on a mission to change the narrative around Black men and mental wellness.

“I believe we need to work toward real solutions that help our Black men reach self-actualization and total wellness by addressing the stigma of mental illness and mistrust of mental health professionals within the African American community,” Jorman said.

She added, “These are the conversations we need to be having, with the people we should be having them with—and they should be followed with immediate action to shift paradigms and break the harmful cycles.” Jorman, along with Dr. Obari Cartman, BDO contributing expert, psychologist and author, speak candidly in the Facebook Live about the state of Black men and mental health.

Read more at https://blackdoctor.org/517332/founder-of-breaking-through-breaking-beyond-talks-black-male-mental-health-in-trump-times/

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