All doubts about Beyonce‘s younger sister Solange Knowles‘s mental instability were erased when that shocking elevator video was leaked by a gossip tabloid. Every day is a struggle for the 28-year-old Houston native, who was never charged with putting her fists and feet on her aging brother-in-law, Jay Z. So when Solange has a good day, it is a headline-worthy event.
According to Psych Central, the stigma and prejudice associated with mental health issues in black communities keeps sufferers from seeking treatment.
For that reason the numbers of blacks suffering from depression cannot be estimated. Sufferers and their loved ones may not realize they are depressed until there are tragic consequences.