And yet, perhaps because their community has experienced so much trauma, the black community often doesn’t acknowledge the reality of mental health issues among black people. But they are real and they are valid, and they can be caused by a variety of underlying problems, as these 12 posts demonstrate. Believing you are unloved can make you feel superfluousJust know that you are not alone. It’s not easy out there for anyone living with depression, but in the black community it can be particularly hard to find help. Do you have thoughts on how we can normalize talking about mental health in all of our communities?