depression

New research suggests people who smoke marijuana heavily may share a trait with people who suffer from depression.  The preliminary findings of the new study, presented at the Association for Psychological Science, suggests that there may be a link between heavy marijuana use and depression.  The “fading affect bias,” in which negative feelings related to […]

Marvin Gaye was one of the most alluring R&B and soul artist of all time.  Most wouldn’t argue with us when we say Gaye was a musical genius but much of him remains a mystery.  Who was the man behind the music?  What were he thoughts? We know Gaye struggled with depression, fame and even […]

Two Georgia brothers plead guilty to brutally attacking their parents. The parents survived, forgave their sons and asked the judge for leniency.

In this edition of Faith Walking, Erica Campbell feels compelled to speak to those who battle depression and thoughts of suicide. She talks about something that she knows helps strengthen those who are fighting that battle: speaking the word. Speaking the word, Erica notes, is our power. It’s the way we can surrender the situation […]

As if it wasn’t hard enough being a woman these days, here is some new reports that may make you think twice before taking birth control. A new study shows that women who take birth control may be linked to having a higher risk of depression. The study, published in the journal JAMA of psychiatry […]

#YouGoodMan posts poured out support for the rapper, while disclosing personal grief and resilience.

Dr. Jennifer Caudle explained on NewsOne Now that many African-Americans don't realize how important sleep is and many of us take it for granted. According to Caudle, the average American should get seven to eight hours of sleep a night. Unfortunately, the majority of the American populace does not reach this mark.

The defense lawyer of a mother blames untreated postpartum depression for her suicide attempt and alleged murder of her two children. Prosecutors reject that defense.

Work has long been my defense against love. In high school, I skipped social activities, sports, family Christmas Eve celebrations, and even my junior prom…

Although African-Americans make up just 13 percent of the U.S. population, we account for 33 percent of the missing in the Federal Bureau of Investigation’s…

Karyn Washington, the popular creator of For Grown Girls, a movement to uplift and empower brown-hued Black women, has died from an apparent suicide. She…

From Therese Borchard at HuffingtonPost.com: We’ve officially entered the hard months, the “dark ages” as the midshipmen at the Naval Academy say: the time of…