PTSD Amongst Grieving Black Women

17 de jun. de 2023 · 46m 27s
PTSD Amongst Grieving Black Women
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In this episode of "The Duality Podcast," hosted by two African American Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, we delve into the topic of PTSD among grieving Black women. Drawing from...

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In this episode of "The Duality Podcast," hosted by two African American Licensed Marriage and Family Therapists, we delve into the topic of PTSD among grieving Black women. Drawing from their expertise in mental health, the hosts explore the duality of Black women in society and shed light on the mental health issues that affect Women of Color.The episode begins by providing a comprehensive understanding of post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) and its symptoms. It highlights the potential causes of PTSD in grieving Black women, including traumatic loss, violence, systemic racism, and social injustice. The hosts emphasize the intersection of grief and trauma, explaining how these experiences can intertwine and create complex emotional challenges for Black women.The discussion then shifts to the duality of Black women's mental health, focusing on the superwoman complex. The hosts examine societal expectations of strength and resilience, shedding light on how these expectations can further burden grieving Black women. They address the stigma surrounding mental health in the Black community and its impact on the experiences and perceptions of PTSD.Next, the episode explores the importance of intersectionality and cultural factors when understanding PTSD among grieving Black women. The hosts discuss how race, gender, and other social identities shape the unique experiences of Black women in relation to grief and PTSD. They also examine the role of historical trauma and collective grief within the African American community, emphasizing how these factors influence individual experiences of PTSD.The hosts offer practical insights on accessing support and healing. They share strategies for Black women to recognize and address PTSD symptoms, including seeking professional help, engaging in self-care practices, and cultivating a supportive network. Additionally, they highlight the significance of community-based resources, such as therapy, support groups, and culturally responsive mental health services.The episode concludes by emphasizing the importance of open conversations about grief, PTSD, and mental health within the Black community. The hosts encourage listeners to destigmatize mental health struggles and seek help when needed. They call for advocacy efforts to address systemic barriers and promote equitable access to mental health resources for grieving Black women.Through this episode, "The Duality Podcast" aims to raise awareness about the intersection of PTSD and grief among Black women. By exploring the unique challenges they face and highlighting the duality of their experiences, the hosts strive to foster understanding, support, and empowerment for Women of Color in their mental health journeys.
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