Musician breaks down stigma surrounding mental health in Black community

Jul 5, 2020
By Mike Brookbank
News 5 Cleveland
https://www.news5cleveland.com/news/local-news/musician-breaks-down-stigma-surrounding-mental-health-in-black-community


CLEVELAND — Struggling in silence while searching for a way to break the stigma surrounding mental health within her community, a young Northeast Ohio woman is trying to change that using the power of music.

“When I was five my mother passed away from cancer,” said Raven Platts.

In the years that followed, there was even more heartbreaking loss for Platts that eventually led to anxiety and depression.

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