Black Men, Overcoming Depression

Depression is a disorder many therapists say few black men are willing to talk about. In his new book Standing in the Shadows: Understanding and Overcoming Depression in Black Men, veteran journalist John Head writes of his experience overcoming depression and discusses how he received help.



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