Taraji P. Henson Teams With Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation To Address Mental Health Needs Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

5/6/2020 1:21:00 AM

Taraji P. Henson Teams With Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation To Address Mental Health Needs Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

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Taraji P. Henson Teams With Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation To Address Mental Health Needs Amid COVID-19 Pandemic

EXCLUSIVE: Empire star Taraji P. Henson is known for utilizing her platforms to vocalize the importance of mental health. And on this Giving Tuesday, her foundation, The Boris Lawrence Henson Found…

(founded Afeni Shakur, mother of the late multi-talented Tupac Shakur) to provide support to essential workers, first responders, health care providers, doctors, and others who are navigating stressful situations, struggling with substance abuse, learning how to cope with major lifestyle changes, battling mental-health condition while in isolation during the current health crisis.

logosThe organizations have launched the Matching Gift campaign to support free access to mental health therapy. Donations will provide free emergency virtual therapy sessions with trained therapists to address specific needs that will help cope with stress and address trauma due to Covid-19. All funds, up to $25,000, raised by TASF today will be matched and donated to BLHF.

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Tupac Amaru Shakur Foundation (founded Afeni Shakur, mother of the late multi-talented Tupac Shakur) to provide support to essential workers, first responders, health care providers, doctors, and others who are navigating stressful situations, struggling with substance abuse, learning how to cope with major lifestyle changes, battling mental-health condition while in isolation during the current health crisis.The lid of a coffin lies next to a wall along an empty street in Lima, Peru, Sunday, May 3, 2020.Salman Waqar , a general practitioner (GP) and academic clinical fellow at the University of Oxford, explains that “there’s a lot of uncertainty in general around the virus, and we were getting a lot of requests from patients, clinicians and even from Muslim scholars who wanted to understand what are the [facts] around COVID-19 in relation to fasting.Supporters of far-right Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro take part in a protest against social distancing and quarantine measures, recommended by Sao Paulo's governor Joao Doria, following the coronavirus disease (Covid-19) outbreak, in Sao Paulo, Brazil, May 3, 2020.

logos The organizations have launched the Matching Gift campaign to support free access to mental health therapy. Donations will provide free emergency virtual therapy sessions with trained therapists to address specific needs that will help cope with stress and address trauma due to Covid-19. There were no additional virus-related fatalities, and the death toll remained at 20, Director General of Health Ashley Bloomfield said. All funds, up to $25,000, raised by TASF today will be matched and donated to BLHF.” An example here is diabetes, where COVID-19 can cause more severe symptoms in some people living with diabetes, and so, caution is necessary. Related Story "No Projections" For When Marvel Movies & Other Disney Tentpoles Will Resume Production, Disney CEO Says; Backs Movie Theaters For Blockbusters Additionally, in an effort to mitigate the stress of cost to access mental health services, which can be a barrier in the African American community, BLHF has launched the COVID-19 Free Virtual Therapy Support Campaign to raise money for mental health services provided by licensed clinicians in their network. China reports three new cases, all imported China reported three new coronavirus cases, up from two the day before, data from the national health authority showed. Individuals with life-changing stressors and anxiety related to COVID-19 will have the cost for up to five individual sessions defrayed on a first-come, first-served basis until all funds are committed or exhausted. At the same time, Bolsonaro faces the most serious political crisis of his mandate, after his popular justice minister, Sergio Moro, quit last week and accused the president of firing the federal police chief in a bid to appoint a personal ally to the post and obstruct graft probes targeting his sons.

“No one should suffer in silence,” said Henson. The commission also reported 13 new asymptomatic cases for May 3, an increase of one from the previous day.. “Our vision is to change the perception of mental health in the black community. Together, we will make a difference. With no new deaths reported, the death toll remained at 4,633. This is our legacy. To help guide decision-making for Muslims, the group have developed that individuals can use when deciding to fast.” “It is my belief that in order to honor our ancestors and ourselves, we must look inwards; identify and interrogate the root causes of our traumas. Of Mexico's 32 federal entities, only two have registered fewer than 100 cases, deputy health minister Hugo Lopez-Gatell told a news conference. As in an April rally also attended by Bolsonaro, demonstrators on Sunday called for the closing of the Supreme Court and Congress, and a return to authoritarian measures used during Brazil's 1964 to 1985 military regime.

What we as an organization wish to offer are observable steps to reach these goals and we are happy to partner with the Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation to make a difference within the mental health community. I believe we are worth the effort,” said Sekyiwa “Set” Shakur, the head of TASF. Trump also said the US government was putting its “full power and might” behind remdesivir, a drug that has shown early promise as a treatment for the disease caused by the new coronavirus. Individuals who wish to fast need to make that decision based on medical advice, and also their ability to [complete] the fast. Giving Tuesday is a global day of giving and unity and is an emergency response to the unprecedented need for therapy for mental-health that cause stress/trauma due to the pandemic. ..