There’s not always warning signs for the symptoms of anxiety and depression. Producer/Director Squeaky Moore experienced both some years ago and didn’t immediately know the root. Moore details the day to day struggle with battling depression.
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Losing a loved one is a hard pill to swallow, but loosing both parents in a short time span can really take a toll. Producer/Director Kenneth “KT”Nelson details experiencing depression after such a major loss.
For far too long mental illness in the Black community has been swept under the rug, causing people to suffer in silence. In Episode 3 of the “The Positive Controversy”, host Kristen L. Pope sits down with Squeaky Moore and Kenneth “KT” Nelson, producers of “FACE of DARKNESS” Documentary, as well as psychotherapist Chad Davis and nurse psychotherapist Deanna Johnson for an upfront conversation regarding the myths, stigma and labels of mental illness.
Where do you stand on mental illness? Do you think about it? Do you believe it’s even an issue, or is it just something other people deal with? In Episode 3 of “The Positive Controversy,” Kristen Pope sits down with the filmmakers to discuss the stigma of mental illness within the Black community and the importance of advocating for those suffering.