Part of what we face as a community is the stigma around mental health. We want to put it to religion or self-determination, but there’s a [bigger] need to really deal with mental health,” Lewis said. Danforth agreed, noting that The Confess Project places the power, control, and choice about how to talk about mental health into the hands of Black men. During these turbulent moments of racial discrimination, he hopes mental health professionals step up and support Black males. Cathy Cassata is a freelance writer who specializes in stories around health, mental health, and human behavior.
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