Black and African-American Quotes

Stigma is one of the main reasons why people with mental health problems don't seek treatment or take their medication. People of color, particularly African Americans, feel the stigma more keenly. In a race-conscious society, some don't want to be perceived as having yet another deficit.

Bebe Moore Campbell

Bebe Moore Campbell on the Stigma of Mental Health in the African American Community

Source: NPR, 2006