Can I Get a Witness?: Black Women and Depression

Can I Get a Witness Black Women and Depression Can I Get a Witness is a wake up call to black women their families and the mental health community on the subject of depression Although it s the leading cause of mental health related deaths depr

  • Title: Can I Get a Witness?: Black Women and Depression
  • Author: Julia A. Boyd
  • ISBN: 9780452280229
  • Page: 288
  • Format: Paperback
  • Can I Get a Witness is a wake up call to black women, their families, and the mental health community on the subject of depression Although it s the leading cause of mental health related deaths, depression is still not an illness that many African Americans particularly women have been willing to recognize and treat For the first time in book form, author Julia BCan I Get a Witness is a wake up call to black women, their families, and the mental health community on the subject of depression Although it s the leading cause of mental health related deaths, depression is still not an illness that many African Americans particularly women have been willing to recognize and treat For the first time in book form, author Julia Boyd explores the links between self esteem, depression, and women s health, and gives vivid testimony to black women s battle with the beast Boyd calls on the down to earth voices of her sister circle, popularized in her previous book, In the Company of My Sisters, as a vehicle through which to illustrate a difficult topic While the sisters discuss, disagree, testify, and witness for one another the effects of depression on their lives, Julia Boyd achieves another pioneering book of prescriptive wisdom.

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    1. Julia Boyd, thank you for existing. I have given copies of this to a number of my friends. For decades, black women have been on waiting lists to see a black female therapist. The relatively small number of black women counselors mean that wait could be years. It is a book like this that can truly make a tremendous difference. Having read read recently that black women commit suicide at a rate that is 114% greater than in 1970, there is a terrible crisis going on and Julia Boyd really is so empa [...]


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