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Innovative Program Helps African-American Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Heal and Overcome

Mental Health and Wellness Radio

Release Date: 06/25/2014

Grandparents raising grandchildren is becoming more common in the African-American community. With that responsibility comes a need for support. It can also raise other personal issues of trauma that call for healing and mental wellness.

A special project called Healing Trauma and Overcoming Stress is helping grandparents work through these challenges.

Host Jenee Darden speaks with guests and psychologists Dr. Cheryl Johnson, president and co-founder of CJM Associates in Berkeley, California; and her fellow co-founder Dr. James Mensing.