On behalf of our staff and board, I wish you happy holidays and a wonderful new year. In 2003, CABWHP promoted our mission by uniting wellness and advocacy. Through our town hall meetings, live chats, publications and events, you learned that emotional health and well being is vitally important to how we live everyday. But if you don't take steps towards living the best life you can, you'll miss your birthright - a healthy and happy existence.
Researchers to evaluate the different responses of African Americans & Caucasians to a medication for depression. 120 African Americans and Caucasian adults with depression are needed to participate in a study at the Charles R. Drew University of Medicine & Science. This innovative study is exploring ethnic differences in response to a medication for depression.
The study is funded by the NIH/National Institute of Mental Health and will evaluate what factors influence how depressed African American and Caucasian adults respond to the antidepressant medication called Celexa. Celexa is an antidepressant medication known to help improve a person?s mood.