Black Americans and Mental Health. The sad Truth.


Mental Health America works nationally and locally to raise awareness about mental health.  We believe that everyone at risk for mental illnesses and related disorders should receive early and effective interventions. Historically, communities of color experience unique and considerable challenges in accessing mental health services.  Demographics/Societal Issues 13.2 % of the U.S. population, or roughly … Continue reading Black Americans and Mental Health. The sad Truth.

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SAYING FAREWELL TO A LAWNDALE “HERO” Bobby Joe Butler “B.J.”


Dec 21, 2010 at 02:35 AM Hundreds of well wishers, family, co-workers and friends filled the Lawndale community Church at 3827 W. Ogden Avenue on Friday, Dec. 3, 2010 to pay their final respects to a Lawndale “Hero”, Bobby Joe Butler. Butler had come to the aid of a 26-year-old woman who was being robbed at … Continue reading SAYING FAREWELL TO A LAWNDALE “HERO” Bobby Joe Butler “B.J.”