Strength Over Silence-Yulanda Ming Blackson

Over the course of July, we will be sharing videos and stories of courage, culture, and community in support of Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.

In this ongoing docuseries, NAMI highlights perspectives on mental health across backgrounds and communities. Through candid and courageous stories of lived experience, these mental health champions share their resilience and recovery, emphasizing the importance of culture and identity in the mental health movement.

Living An Abundant Life, A Story Of Faith And Mental Illness

Yulanda Ming Blackson, a NAMI In Our Own Voice presenter from Maryland, faced adversity but found peace with her own mental illness. As the daughter and wife of pastors, she shares her story about mental health and faith in the Black community.

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