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Minority Mental Health with Dr. Byron Young

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Taboo Talk

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Taboo Talk, a Christian talk show featuring Lady Charmaine Day (Pastor, Publisher, Author and Radio Host Talk helps individuals transform their mind, body, and spirit utilizing the principles of Jesus Christ! On this episode, Lady Charmaine Day celebrates National Minority Mental Health Month with special guest star Dr. Byron Young. Byron Young,MD hails from the Westbank of New Orleans,LA where he saw firsthand the impact of socioeconomic struggles,being raised in an impoverished urban community called Walkertown.With these dynamic experiences Dr. Young set out on a mission to become an impactful physician for the urban community,with the intent to spread healing to the people not only through medical practice but also through education and social justice efforts.  Dr. Young graduated from Xavier University of Louisiana in 2006 with a BS in Biology, Tulane School of Medicine in 2010 with an M.D. and set off to the NYC to pursue psychiatry training.He did his general psychiatry training at Hofstra North Shore-LIJ and is currently in his 2nd year of training as a child and adolescent psychiatry fellow at New York Presbyterian Hospital of Columbia and Cornell Universities.Dr. Young continues with the mission of bringing emotional wellness to the entirety of the underserved urban community and beyond and has been all over the country attempting to do so. Dr. Young hopes to help reduce the stigma around mental health issues and improve the knowledge and usage of healthy coping strategies as he believes that stigma, misinformation and lack of information serve as serious barriers to the happiness of our communities. Dr. Young cites the key to his success as his relationship with The Divine and the appreciation of Creation that comes with it and for that he is thankful. Please follow Dr. Young on instagram and twitter @prodigy5002. Dr. Young's Website