CAN-TV Episode 4: Nature-based programs to promote mental health with Dr. Brenda Thompson & Dr. Nikia Sledge

Dr. Brenda T. Thompson and her daughter, Dr. Nikia Sledge joined Brenda on this episode to discuss the wide range of mental health problems they have seen in the South Side, an important topic to the greater Major Taylor Trail community.

The South Side natives highlight the relationship between community disinvestment and mental health, challenges mental health providers face, and how the culture and attitudes towards mental health has changed over the years.

Together Thompson and Sledge lead E.M. Branch & Associates and The Branch Family Institute providing clinical mental health services on the South Side of Chicago.

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