Dear Black Boy is a podcast tailored to discuss mental health amongst black men and to open dialogue about the mental health challenges we face as well as offer up interventions that we can all incorporate within our day to day routines. Dear Black Boy is not a substitute for a licensed mental health clinician.
Chapter 11: 7 Signs to Recognize Zoom Fatigue and 10 tips to combat it
Are you someone that is always having to meet on Zoom? Google Hangouts? What about Microsoft Teams? Are you starting to feel the burnout of always being in front of a laptop with little to no break? Join me, Montrell Pryor LGSW, as I discuss 7 signs to recognizing zoom fatigue and 10 tips to assist you with combat it so that your workday can continue to be productive!
Chapter 10: Black Men & Childhood Sexual Trauma
On this episode, my guest Christopher Edgar-Smith, LCSW and I discuss the complexities of how Black boys who are sexually violated often cope in silence as they navigate the world as a child. We then discuss how this unresolved trauma impacts and manifest itself as Black boys become Black Men later on down the line.
Chapter 9: Black Men & Sex Addictions
Ever wonder if your sex drive is too high or if you m********e too much? Is there a such thing as too much porn? My guest, Greg Dawson II LCSW, and I discuss various sex addictions and the coping skills that are attached.
Black Men & HIV Part 4. HIV and Prevention
Although HIV is no longer the death sentence it once was painted to be, there are a few preventative measures you can take to protect yourself from contracting HIV. My guest clinician, KC Freeman II LCSW-A, discusses the various options as well as the different treatments that are available on the market today!
Black Men & HIV Part 3. HIV & Stigma
It is no surprise that stigma and lack of education is what perpetuates the falsities of all that HIV entails and keeps people, Black men specifically, from being properly educated and tested. My guest, Richard Peyton, MPH and I discuss the dangers of HIV stigma and how we can dismantle the stigma in an effort to liberate everyone.
Black Men & HIV Part 2. HIV & Shame
With a diagnosis of HIV, it is so easy for individuals to experience shame and guilt when navigating this new diagnosis. Listen in as our guess P.J. Moton-Poole, LMSW discusses the ways shame presents itself with individuals living with HIV.