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Taraji P. Henson Creates Foundation to Honor Her Late Father Who Battled Mental Health Issues
"In hopes of eradicating the stigma surrounding mental health in African-American communities, the actress just launched the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation in honor of her late father. The organization will provide scholarships to African-American students majoring in mental health, offer mental health services to youth in urban schools and work to lower the recidivism rates of African-American men and women".
Out of the darkness: How Nathan Pickering Overcame Suicidal Thoughts, Substance Abuse
Pickering was transparent about his suicide attempt, nicotine and marijuana abuse in hopes of helping other. He is also a mental health advocate. The 6-foot-4 defensive tackle has committed to play for Mississipi State University and plans to continue his mission of ending the stigma
about mental health
Personal stories drive home aim of
opioid abuse campaign.
Devin Reaves shared his personal story in a video as part of Independence Blue Cross Foundation’s “Someone You Know” public awareness campaign to help others. "...even though they’re a big business they care and they put their money where their mouth is and I respect and appreciate that.”