Chicago Crusader

Holiday Season: Perfect time for dialogue on neglected mental health issues

CHICAGO CRUSADER — Resist the temptation to be weighed down in fear during the holiday season. Remember the simplicity of the reality that this too shall pass. Keep constantly at the forefront of your thinking the simple truth that 95 percent of those things that we dreadfully fear never actually come to fruit- ion. […read more]


Teens, Loss and Grief

By Shantella Y. Sherman Special to the NNPA from the Afro-American Newspaper For thousands of youth living in the D.C. metropolitan area the threat of violence creates constant fear. From random assaults and homicides positioned in the news media as commonplace, to the often-used refrain Read More


Mini-Strokes May Lead to PTSD, Study Finds

(HealthDay News) — A mini-stroke may not cause lasting physical damage, but it could increase your risk of developing post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), a small, new study suggests. Almost one-third of patients who suffered a mini-stroke — known as atransient ischemic attack (TIA) — developed symptoms of Read More