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Silence the Shame, a national nonprofit that promotes mental health and well-being is proud to support September as Suicide Prevention Month. This important initiative aims to raise awareness about suicide prevention, reduce mental health stigma, and provide resources to those in need.

The Same House today announced three new Beneficiaries that focus on mental health – CHRIS180, Hillside Atlanta and Silence the Shame – for its Beloved Benefit event featuring legendary entertainer, John Legend, August 24, 2023, at the Georgia World Congress Center.

Les Twins, the world-renowned professional dancers and winners of World of Dance, have joined hands with the Kids Write Network (KWN) to shine a light on children's mental health through the transformative power of art and movement. KWN and Les Twins are excited to announce the launch of the U.S. leg of the RISE for Mental Health Tour in Atlanta, Georgia, as part of their mission to empower young minds and eliminate the stigma surrounding mental health.

July has long been recognized as a significant month to acknowledge and explore the critical issues surrounding mental health challenges and substance use disorders within Black and marginalized racial groups. As part of their commitment to Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month, Silence the Shame, a prominent mental health advocacy organization, will...

About Silence the Shame

Silence the Shame, Inc. is a national mental health education and awareness non-profit organization dedicated to eliminating mental health stigma and reducing health disparities and suicide rates among black youth, adults, and other marginalized populations. We exist to empower and educate communities on mental health and wellness. We work to redefine mental health beyond illnesses and how we care for ourselves. We envision mental health equity and access for all.

National non-profit organization Silence the Shame (STS) founded by music industry veteran and philanthropist Shanti Das has partnered with the state of Georgia to designate today (May 1) as Black Children’s Mental Health Awareness Day in Georgia. Read more details inside.

– Silence the Shame (STS) is teaming up with the Atlanta Braves Foundation, Healthcare Georgia
Foundation, and the Free your Feels Campaign to offer mental health programming for Georgia's Youth &

Dr. Meghan Miller, a psychologist with Allina Health, has advice on how to manage your mental health amid the pandemic's isolation and stress.

Stanford psychiatrist and an attorney from the National Center for Youth Law call attention to the potential mental health impacts on youth from the COVID-19 pandemic and trauma surrounding racial injustice in America

COVID-19 and social unrest impacting American employees

Recommendations to be released to help campuses better support student-athletes of color

The CDC says suicidal thoughts—along with substance abuse, and anxiety and depression—have surged due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

How to help children's mental health during COVID: A TODAY All Day town hall

In this edition of School Days, Dr. Adrienne explains how mental health plays a huge role in children and parents as they usher themselves back in the school year during the COVID-19 pandemic.

They’re carrying their own stuff too.

Even before the pandemic, teens and women struggled with their mental health. While it is getting worse, experts say there is hope.

The Grio features Shanti Das and speaks more about her mission in the mental health field.

Record exec Shanti Das’ non-profit, ‘Silence the Shame‘ partners with Jermaine Dupri, Kwamé, DJ Trauma and more to Raise Awareness about Mental Health.

Atlanta's Hip-Hop princess hits up her celebrity friends to raise mental health and illness awareness, but what exactly does that mean and how can everyday Hip-Hop fans be allies in the fight to normalize the phenomenon?

Billboard features Shanti Das and her mission to Silence the Shame.

Mental, Physical & Spiritual Health Resources Every Black Woman should know about. Essence names Silence the Shame as a mental health resource.

Shanti Das talked with Sway In The Morning about the Meaning if the Silence The Shame movement.

Shanti Das joins The Breakfast Club hosts Angela Yee, DJ Envy, and Charlamagne the God in conversation on mental health and Silence the Shame.

A new mental health interactive screening tool has been launched that lets students complete a brief, confidential stress and depression questionnaire to initiate contact with a mental health clinician.

Mental health experts chime in to talk about the importance in steppipng back from negativity every once in a while

South African group Waves for Change, or W4C, uses surfing-related activities as a way of providing social and mental health services to kids in some of the most at-risk communities in South Africa.

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