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He Was Born In A Prison To An Incarcerated Mom And Faced Mental Issues — Now, Lorenzo Lewis Is Behind A Mental Health Barbershop Movement

To support the mental health of Black Men, The Confess Project was born. Now, it has become a space to tackle difficult conversations and begin a journey toward wellness. Courtesy of The Confess Project

Jul 4, 2022

YG Continues To Equip The Underserved With Mental Health Resources Through His TeleHealth Van Program

YG continues to advocate for mental health! REVOLT reports that the West Coast rapper plans to give underprivileged communities access to mental health resources through his TeleHealth Van program alongside founder and co-owner, Dion Rambo; partner, Todd Gurley; and the City of Hawthorne. “TeleHealth Van is a service that we created for the people in the inner-cities,” said YG during an interview with TMZ during the summer. “It works like—you basically don’t leave your house if you got a mental health situation or got doctors you need to talk to. The van comes to your location and you get in the van—it’s basically like doing a Zoom call. You get in the van and you see your mental health worker or [doctor] over the screen, and y’all have y’all session.” The initiative also includes three 5G-enabled vans that will “physically transport internet-connected telecommunications, teleconferencing, and video-conferencing devices and services/computer applications” to underserved locations....

Nov 24, 2021

Simone Biles Plans To Make Mental Health Resources Accessible As Chief Impact Officer Of Cerebral

Simone Biles has been transparent throughout the year about the importance of prioritizing mental health. In alignment with that, her latest partnership aims to make mental health resources more accessible. According to a press release, the Olympic gymnast has partnered with Cerebral — the leading online mental health provider — as its Chief Impact Officer. “Mental health is just as important as physical health, but for far too long the stigma of mental health has prevented too many people from seeking help,” Biles said in a press release. “I have my own challenges with mental health, and therapy has been very empowering for me as I try to be the best person that I can be. I believe everyone should have access to mental health resources and Cerebral gives me the ability to personalize my mental health care experience.” Barriers such as cost of therapy and lack of insurance keeps people from getting help, and Simone Biles and Cerebral’s partnership will financially assist underserved...

Oct 22, 2021