Relationships are the foundation of our personal and professional lives. But, what happens when our relationship with ourselves or those we have welcomed into our lives are unhealthy? How do we protect and support our mental health in our relationships? In this episode, our guest, Camesha L. Jones, the Executive Director of Sista Afya Community Mental and Wellness, helps us understand the following:
- Why depression in Black women looks different from how commonly characterize depression?
- Why it's important for women to have an identity outside of a relationship?
- The mental health strategies she recommends when we find ourselves getting lost in a relationship.
- How to heal from past relationships, and, more!
This is the mental health conversation you didn't know you needed today! To learn more about our guest, Camesha L. Jones, LCSW, including community mental health services and programming with Sista Afya Community Mental Wellness and Sista Afya Community Care, please be sure to check out the following platforms:
Grown Girl Divorce podcast is a space of relatability for Black women considering and going through a divorce. These are girlfriend conversations to educate and empower you through the process. Our host, Kimberly A. Cook, Esq., is a highly acclaimed divorce attorney and mediator breaking down divorce misinformation, dismantling stereotypes on Black families, and shining the light on the importance of diverse representation in family law. Grown Girl Divorce podcast guests are primarily women of color providing expert information or personal stories as a way to give voice to and support Black women going through divorce.
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