Educator, community advocate, researcher, and consultant



Contact: Kimya N. Dennis •  Cell 919-710-0288 • kimya@kimyandennis.com

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Kimya N. Dennis, Ph.D.

Examples


Audio: Suicide and Black America, Scholars Strategy Network, No Jargon, August 2018


Audio: Shattering Mental Health Stereotypes, Susan Lambert, LCSW: In the Balance Podcast, August 2018

Audio: 61: Unclassified Woman, The Childfree with Dr. Kimya N. Dennis, Michelle Marie McGrath, June 2018

Audio: Suicides across Cultures, The Matt Townsend Show, BYU Radio, May 2018


Virginia Democrats can’t claim ignorance of blackface: Today’s talker, USA Today, February 2019


Connecting our communities with medical-health professionals, WS Chronicle, January 2019


It doesn’t have to make sense to other people: An interview with African Diaspora Childfree Sociologist, Dr. Kimya N. Dennis, Black Youth Project, October 2018


Minority Mental Health: Important Every Month and Every Day, Mental Health America of Virginia, July 2018


Live Recording: Mental Health and Minority Communities, All Sides with Ann Fisher, WOSU-NPR, March 2018

Seeing Suicide Through A Non-White Lens, Straight Fruit: 89.3 WFPL, March 2018


Live Recording: Demographic and Cultural Variance in Suicide and Mental Health, All Sides with Ann Fisher, WOSU-NPR, February 2018

Suicide isn't just a 'white people thing', February 2018


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