Sunday, October 10, 2021 marks World Mental Health Day.


In a recently published research study, Department of African American Studies faculty member, Dr. Angel Dunbar, addresses how parents and guardians of black teenagers are able to help adolescents identify and work through underlying emotions of embarrassment and self-blame following racist incidents and discrimination.

Check out the University of Maryland’s Maryland Today article highlighting Dr. Dunbar’s research at:



For more information on mental health, visit the following resources:

University of Maryland Counseling Center

World Health Organization


Dr. Angel Dunbar