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Revlon Partners With Mental Health Company Real For Mental Health Awareness Month

By D’Shonda Brown, Essence: Whoever said that self-care is selfish clearly didn’t understand the importance of mental wellness. In time for Mental Health Awareness Month, Revlon announced their partnership with mental healthcare company Real to raise awareness around the importance of prioritizing your mental and emotional wellbeing while challenging and crumbling the stigma behind self-care. Through this partnership, the brands Read More >

How Trauma Rewires the Brain

By Amanda Kippert, DomesticShelters.Org: Our brains are mysterious and complex organs, made up of billions of neurons. They control virtually everything we do, from breathing to blinking. And, our brains are ever changing. Each new memory or thought creates a new connection in the brain, in essence, rewiring it. For individuals who continually experience traumatic events, Read More >

Amber Heard-Johnny Depp trial memes could have ‘a chilling effect’ on victims of domestic abuse, expert says

by Kalhan Rosenblatt, NBC News: As a survivor of domestic abuse, Ruth M. Glenn said watching the Amber Heard-Johnny Depp defamation case has been triggering. It’s not that she believes one side over the other. It’s more that the inescapable memes and jokes on social media emanating from the trial have exacerbated the trauma of surviving abuse Read More >