5 Podcasts You Need To Hear During BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month

Ebone Almon, Devi Brown, Eliot Connie, Sara Jakes Roberts & Michelle Williams

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Mental health is wealth, word to Charlamagne Tha God.

July is Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) Mental Health Month. According to the Department of Defense, BIPOC Mental Health Month was created to "bring awareness to the unique mental health challenges of historically disenfranchised and oppressed racial and ethnic groups in the United States." When it was formally recognized in 2008, the month was known as "Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month" named after the author, journalist, and teacher who advocated for mental health initiatives in Black and other minority communities.

Elliott Connie

The Black Effect Podcast Network has several podcasts that focus on mental health all year round. One of them is Family Therapy with psychotherapist Elliott Connie, who documents a family’s journey as they work through trauma by revealing anxieties and exploring deeply rooted problems.

In celebration of BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month, Connie is hosting a live therapy session for the community. You can join the special event and seek help on July 17 at 7 p.m. To attend the event, all you have to do is RSVP by sending a DM to Black Effect on Instagram.

In addition to Family Therapy, there are plenty of other podcasts that cater to mental health and wellness from Checking In with Michelle Williams to Deeply Well with Devi Brown. Check out more shows below.

Woman Evolve with Sarah Jakes Roberts

In a world of mixed messages, the Woman Evolve Podcast is blending faith with contemporary culture and keeping it all the way real! Host Sarah Jakes Roberts and guests will revolutionize the airwaves with down-to-earth convos that’ll edify every aspect of the woman. This show has a distinct way of defying boundaries and reaching those who are seeking to make peace with their past, maximize their present, and unequivocally evolve.

The Professional Homegirl Podcast with Eboné

The Professional Homegirl Podcast, hosted by Eboné Almon, is an inspiring and informative platform dedicated to showcasing the powerful and diverse stories of women of color who have triumphed over a myriad of obstacles in their lives. Her mission is to provide these women with a platform to openly share their experiences while also offering valuable insights and advice to listeners navigating similar issues. A distinctive feature of The Professional Homegirl Podcast is the anonymity of our interviews, allowing guests to share their stories without fear of judgment or retaliation. This fosters a safe and supportive environment where guests can share their experiences candidly and honestly, safeguarding their privacy throughout. All guests hail from diverse backgrounds and possess unique life experiences, yet they all share a common resilience: Tough Times Don't Last, But Professional Homegirls Do.

Checking In with Michelle Williams

On Checking In, Michelle Williams and her friends let it all out as they reveal their intimate experiences with depression, anxiety and their mental health journeys. These celebrity interviews will also offer skills on how to manage mental health hardships and even offer coping strategies for emotional well-being.

Deeply Well with Devi Brown

Deeply Well is a soft space to land where higher consciousness meets your everyday life. A place to nourish your whole being, through conscious conversations, soul work, guided meditations, and connecting to the tools needed on your path towards healing and self-discovery. Devi Brown's podcast includes conversations with leaders and radical healers in wellness around the topics meant to expand and support listeners of all backgrounds on their well-being journeys; offering expertise in self-care practices and trauma. psychology, spirituality, astrology, and alternative healing practices such as psychedelics and intimacy coaching. Devi Brown is a Master Well-Being Educator, Multi-Disciplinary Healer, and Wellness Advisor to Fortune 500 companies and high-impact leaders. She is also the Founder of the wellness company, Devi Brown Well-Being. Devi’s focus is on those who have had complex lived experiences and lead high-impact lives. Her work is rooted in sharing tangible, multi-lineage healing practices to support a sovereign lifestyle and holistic well-being.

Family Therapy with Elliott Connie

Family Therapy, The Podcast is a display of exploration of self through the means of conversation, while constructing a nourishing space for individuals looking to heal. By revealing anxieties and exploring deeply rooted problems, Family Therapy will document a family’s journey as they work through trauma in conversation with psychotherapist Elliott Connie. Over the course of sixteen weeks, participants will examine their life, relationships, hardships, successes, short-comings, and personal growth as they seek progress. Therapy sessions will consist of individual and groups conversations in an effort to restore old wounds.

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