Strength Over Silence

Strength Over Silence

Stories of Courage, Culture and Community

In this ongoing docuseries, NAMI highlights perspectives on mental health from the African American and Latinx communities. Through candid and courageous stories of lived experience, these mental health champions share their resilience and recovery.

Tackling Mental Health Stigma

The latest installment features NAMI Ambassador Chris Hubbard, offensive tackle for the Cleveland Browns. Hubbard takes us on a journey back to his hometown of Columbus, Georgia, where he shares the unique challenges of playing competitive sports, encourages young athletes to take care of their mental health and relays the importance of asking for help.

Barbershop Confessions in the Big Easy

Meet Lorenzo Lewis, founder of The Confess Project, and learn how he uses barbershops across America as platforms to start conversations and spread hope and healing in the black community.

Discovering my Superpower

This documentary features NAMI Ambassador A.J. Mendez, author, advocate and former World Wrestling Entertainment, Inc. (WWE) wrestler. Hear her mental health advice to Latinx families and learn why she believes her bipolar disorder is a gift.

The Safe Place

After illuminating myths about mental illness in her church community, advocate Jasmin Pierre created “The Safe Place” app, where the African American community can access culturally inspired information and support.