The YBMen Project is now being offered in middle schools! Over the past 10 years, we have seen a growing number of programs dedicated to the mental health of Black/African
As we look to expand YBMen to other groups, we are looking for support through partnerships that will enrich our work. If you are a funder or a potential
The YBMen Project seems multi-faceted. What are the various parts of the project? You are correct! We have at least two ways that we interact with Black men who are
We are excited about the possibilities that lie ahead. Moving forward, our findings will help us build a global mental health campaign to improve Black men’s mental health, adherence to more
Though the idea was initially conceptualized in 2008, the YBMen Project was born in 2014, after Dr. Daphne C. Watkins spent several years doing research on the mental health and
The results for this iteration of the YBMen Project are still being generated. Please check back for updates to this page in the coming weeks.
The results for this iteration of the YBMen Project are complete! The final report will be posted in late 2021. Please check back for updates to this page in the
The [email protected] Project was completed with 22 men at Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Michigan. Overview The Young Black Men, Masculinities, and Mental Health (YBMen) Project is a Facebook-based health
The [email protected] pilot project was completed with 30 men at Jackson College in Jackson, Michigan. Overview The YBMen Project was created to better understand and address the pressures and needs
YBMen Research Assistant and University of Michigan PhD Student, Ed-Dee Williams, answers questions about his interests in the YBMen Project and young Black men.