black women own the conversation experience

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Thank you for watching Black Women OWN the Conversation, from the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) and OZY. This unprecedented “speak-easy” TV show features intimate dialogues, honest opinions and surprising solutions focusing on key issues including Beauty, Love, Motherhood, and Mind, Body & Soul.

We recognize that these issues are complex. If you’d like to learn more or seek support, here are some resources to help you.

  • Find a therapist anywhere in the U.S. via the National Register of Health Service Psychologists database.
  • Facing hair discrimination? Call the federal Equal Employment Opportunity Commission at 202-663-4900 or find their nearest office here
  • If you or anyone you know is suffering from an eating disorder, contact the National Eating Disorders Association helpline at 800-931-2237 or text “NEDA” to 741741.
  • Find a fertility expert through the National Infertility Association database.
  • For help with postpartum depression, contact Postpartum Support International at 800-944-4773; if you’re a single mother and need support, contact the Association of African American Single Mothers at 844-261-9737.
  • To learn more about building LGBTQ families, try Family Equality or call 646-880-3005.
  • To report domestic violence or sexual assault, call the National Domestic Violence Hotline 24/7 at 800-799-7233, or the National Sexual Assault Hotline at 800-656-4673.
  • If you know of a case of child abuse, contact the National Child Abuse Hotline at 800-422-4453.
  • The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration National Helpline is available at 800-662-4357.
  • If you or someone you know has been affected by suicide, help is available 24/7 through the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, 800-273-8255, or here.
  • You can read more on bullying at StopBullying.gov and on what science says — and doesn’t — about spanking children.
  • Diabetes.org and Cancer.org are useful resources on these two diseases.