This is a really great point. I dated a black woman for 5 years. She and a few family members had pretty bad mental health issues. I saw this mentality rear its head quite a bit. Church — not medication or therapy — was the first thing to be offered up.

“That child needs Jesus!” was an oft-hear refrain.

I laughed it off, but perhaps I shouldn’t have…

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