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Lay My Burden Down: Unraveling Suicide and the Mental Health Crisis Among African-Americans
Alvin f. Poussaint (au); Amy Alexander (au)
From 1980 to 1995, suicides among black youths increased 114%. This statistic demonstrates a crisis on America’s health care system. This book is a response to a nat. emerg. Analyzes the often troubled relationship between African-Americans (AA) & a white medical estab., the authors trace the historical, cultural, & social factors that have led to what they term “post-traumatic slavery syndrome,” the legacy of mental anguish linked to the brutal traumas inflicted on AA during slavery & its aftermath. Discusses the signs to look for, where to find help, & the differing needs of black men & women. Explores how the failure to identify & respond to the mental health needs of blacks by a largely white health estab. has discouraged AA from getting help.
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