Jada Pinkett Smith’s Show Red Table Talk Helps Break Stigma About Addiction and Mental Health

Jada Pinkett Smith’s show Red Table Talk—which she hosts along with her mom Adrienne Banfield-Norris and daughter Willow Smith—continually works to destigmatize mental health and addiction. Pinkett Smith and Banfield-Norris are both in recovery themselves and have been candid about their struggles. Red Table Talk looks at complicated topics in a nuanced way that we…

Health Literacy Month

October is Health Literacy Month. Health literacy is the degree to which people can obtain and understand information about their health. This is very important, as one needs to comprehend medical advice in order to make important decisions about their health and well-being.  According to the CDC, “Nearly nine out of 10 adults struggle to…

National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month

October is National Depression and Mental Health Screening Month. This campaign brings awareness to the need for affordable and accessible screenings for depression and other mental health disorders. All mental health disorders are treatable, but people need to have an accurate diagnosis in order to take steps towards recovery. Depression is common, both in America…