Taraji P. Henson on Living with Depression and Anxiety | Body Stories | SELF Video

We have to change. We have to pave the path of healing. One of the things we can do is talk about it. Say the words "I'm in trouble and I need help." 

 This is Taraji P. Henson talking about her depression and anxiety in an interview via Self Magazine. 

If you need support contact the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255, the Trevor Project at 1-866-488-7386 or text “START” to 741-741.


Taraj P. Henson called Peace of Mind. It is a series about mental health issues concerning the Black/African American community. It streams on Facebook Watch on Monday and Wednesdays 9am Pacific and 12 noon Eastern time.

Mental Health Resources for Black, African American, Melanated and Adjacent People


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