Dr Kokayi has the opportunity to speak with two practitioners of the Yoruba tradition, one a holistic health practitioner, Darmone Holland, and the other an Assistant Principal of a NYC school. Both are involved with Ijo Orisa Yoruba Church, a Yoruba organization offering services and counseling to the community at large. Discussion revolves around cultural technologies designed to assist people with mental health issues and other everyday problems. The difference between Western medical approaches to mental health and African cultural approaches is highlighted. Mental health for African Americans is also explored in the context of Western mainstream society.
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African Spiritual, Higher Consciousness, History and Culture, Mental Health, Podcast, Public Health, Spiritual Healing, Spiritual Traditions, Yoruba on 04/01/2009 02:57 pm by admin