Partners

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

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FAQs

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

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Where We Are Going

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

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Where We Started

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

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Ohio State

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.

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Michigan State

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.

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Eastern Michigan

The YBMen@EMU 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

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Jackson College

The YBMen@JacksonCollege 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

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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.

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YBMen Research Assistant and University of Michigan PhD Student, Nkemka Anyiwo, answers questions about her interests in the mental health of young Black men.

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