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Barbershop program encourages honest discussions surrounding mental health

The Confess Project trains barbers to be able to facilitate discussions with their clients about their mental health.

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A program in barbershops is aiming to combat the stigmas surrounding mental health and being open about feelings, especially within the Black community.

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The Confess Project started in Arkansas and is now in barbershops around the country. The program trains barbers to be able to facilitate honest conversations about their customer's mental health in a familiar, comfortable environment.

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