LISTENING TO THE TRUTH ABOUT YOUR HEALTH Physical• Mental • Spiritual
COVID-19’s Impact on the Black Community
The first video in our monthly Clergy and Clinicians video series features a conversation between Dr. Clyde Yancy from Northwestern Medicine and Pastor Chris Harris from Bright Star Community Outreach about the impact of COVID-19 on the African American community.
Mental Health Within the Black Community
Our second video features Pastor Chris Harris from Bright Star Church in Chicago’s Bronzeville community and Inger Burnett-Zeigler, PhD, a clinical psychologist from Northwestern Medicine. Together, they discuss the impact of mental health conditions on Black Americans and why Black Americans are less likely to seek treatment for depression, anxiety and other mental health conditions.
Mental Health Questions and Answers
In our third video, Bright Star Community Outreach members ask important questions about mental health issues within the Black community. Northwestern Medicine Psychiatrist John Franklin, MD, MSc, MA, has answers, including information about resources available in Chicago.
COVID-19 Vaccine Questions and Answers
In our fourth episode of Clergy & Clinicians, Pastor Chris Harris speaks with Dr. Stephanie Cox-Batson and Dr. Babafemi Taiwo about the COVID-19 vaccine. During the discussion, they answer COVID-19 vaccine questions and concerns on the minds of those in the Black community.