26Aug

182: Tackling Mental Health Issues in North Carolina

More ways to listen: Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, GooglePlay. With a population of approximately 9.9 million people, North Carolina is the 10th most populated state. Of those 9.9 million people, close to 3.9% of adults in North Carolina live with severe mental health conditions such as schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, or major depression. (This is according to data from the […]

12Aug

180: Changing the Game in Mental Health as a Black Man

More ways to listen: Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, GooglePlay. According to a 1986 report by the American Psychology Association, the percentage of psychology PhDs awarded to men in 1975 was nearly 70%. As of 2015, the lack of men graduating with doctorates from psychology programs was both alarming and disappointing. But what’s even more worrying is the number of […]

05Aug

179: How First-Gens Navigate Social Mobility

More ways to listen: Apple Podcasts, YouTube, Spotify, GooglePlay. The past decade has seen an increase in the number of first-generation students in the U.S. attend four-year colleges and universities. This unprecedented shift is linked, in some part, to college initiatives aimed at reducing structural barriers to college access. Interestingly, social scientists believe improved educational opportunities for low-income students […]