Acclaimed author and expert Dr. Alvin Poussaint believes there is too big of a stigma associated with depression in the black community. Poussaint states that more than 60 percent of black individuals don’t see depression as a mental illness, while the Black Caucus Foundation has further cited that 63 percent of African Americans view depression as a “personal weakness.” The result is that we do not seek help.

Also On Majic 102.1: