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Depression in the Black Community

February 26, 2018 - 12:42 pm

This three-part series addresses common attitudes toward depression in the black community as KBCS’s KD Hall interviews Chalon Ervin, clinical psychologist.

Part 1 – Chalon Ervin discusses how depression manifests in the black community, along with how it is often overlooked and misdiagnosed

Part 2 – We continue the discussion with Chalon Ervin regarding common responses of those close to those experiencing depression in the black community, along with some of the symptoms of depression

Part 3 – Chalon Ervin discusses how gender impacts dealing with depression in the black community

Special thanks to Sumaya Dirie of the Seattle Globalist

Producers KD Hall, Yuko Kodama, and Ruth Bly