Check Up From the Neck Up.
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February 27, 2018
In episode 26 of Black Law and Legal Lies, Ann, Becky, and Dan discuss mental illness and suicide. It’s no secret that mental illness is just as prevalent in the black community as any other community. Each host shares their experiences dealing with people in their lives who suffer from mental illness and/or suicidal ideation. National Suicide Prevention Hotline: 1-800-273-8255 or chat online at Ann shares her experiences with a loved one who suffered a brain injury that resulted in mental illness. Ann discusses the hurdles in her day to day life while caring for her loved one. She details some of the things she’s done to help this person. Ann also identifies a lot of the road blocks that people face while seeking treatment. Becky shares some of her experiences being involved with Dan who suffers from an anxiety disorder and battles with depression. Becky points out that unless you’re very poor or very well off there’s very little mental health treatment that is…