Promoting mental health awareness and education in the global black community


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The Siwe Project is a global non-profit dedicated to promoting mental health awareness throughout the global black community. The goal of the organization is to widen the public dialogue regarding the lived experiences of people of African Descent with mental illness. By providing opportunities for dialogue and the uplifting of new narratives and discourse, The Siwe Project aims to encourage more people to seek treatment without shame.
#NoShameDay is an opportunity for people around the world to unabashedly rally around mental health care. It will be observed on Monday, July 1st. This year No Shame Day is an official listing for the National Alliance on Mental Illness' (NAMI) National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. NAMI is the the nation’s largest grassroots mental health organization dedicated to building better lives for the millions of Americans affected by mental illness. National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month was the brainchild of late author Bebe Moore Campbell. The US House of Representatives proclaimed July as this special month in 2008, aiming to improve access to mental health treatment and services through increased public awareness
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Vision of the SIWE Project

The Siwe Project envisions a world in which people of African descent can openly share their experiences with mental health challenges and feel supported in seeking treatment without shame.