Consultant, Speaker, Community Advocate, Educator and Researcher:

Mental health, suicide, reproductive freedom, childfree-by-choice, demographic and cultural variance

Kimya N. Dennis, Ph.D.

Contact: Kimya N. Dennis •  Cell 919-710-0288 •


Demographic and Cultural Variance in this "Opioid Crisis" November 2017

First Responders Need Mental Health Too July 2017

Mental health and substance abuse April 2017

How will Virginia Address Mental Illness in Jails and Prisons? March 2017

Resources available to reduce stress, violence October 2016

Commentary: Devon Davis and mental health in our community June 2016

Criminal InJustice: The Meaning of Juneteenth in the 21st Century June 2016

Obstacles to mental health care June 2016

Mental-health outreach, spiritual communities can work together April 2016

The larger implications of the death of Darryl Hunt March 2016

Self-Harm and Suicide among Blacks: Redefining and Re-categorizing Behaviors March 2016

The childfree, cultural identity and intracultural diversity October 2016

How communities decide ‘enough is enough' September 2016

Suicide Prevention: Understanding Diverse Experiences and Perspectives September 2016

A Study of Childfree Black Women’s Experiences July 2013

Interviewed Birth of a “Shooter” Roots of Black Violence Can Be Found in a Community’s History October 2017

Interviewed After shootings, Winston-Salem police vow to 'combat this stuff' September 2017
Interviewed Urban League: Black W-S lags July 2017

Interviewed Ourselves Black Professional Spotlight and Dialogue: Dr. Kimya Dennis April 2017

Interviewed Why a 15-year-old Girl’s Death Should Raise Alarm Bells among Black Parents March 2017 

Interviewed Winston-Salem police officials review recent chase on Business 40 February 2017

Interviewed Our view: Down with death on our streets November 2016