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A new weekly video and audio mental health podcast empowering diverse teens, young adults families and communities.

Couched in Color is a new weekly podcast hosted by Dr. Alfiee M. Breland-Noble (Dr. Alfiee) designed to enlighten and encourage dialogue on the mental health needs of youth, young adults, families and communities of color.  We are a new breed; a video and audio podcast, showcasing the genius of mental health experts, advocates and teens themselves. 

Dr. Alfiee is a pioneering psychologist, scientist, media personality and author who shares the mic weekly gaining wisdom and insights from her rotating panel.  Subscribe, give us a listen and please spread the word.


Jul 9, 2020

This week, I sat down with Dr. Bowen Chung, a psychiatrist at UCLA Harborview Medical Center to discuss psychiatric science, health disparities research, socioeconomic status and their intersections with mental health for people of color (specifically African American and Latinx underserved communities).

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Jul 2, 2020

This week, we had a really timely discussion about what it means to be both in the fight for social justice and an ally. Our guests, Sam Bissonnette and Andy Riemer are 2 creatives and trailblazers using media, early childhood education, Asian American studies, masculinity and women's studies along with a wealth of...

Jun 25, 2020

V. Adebayo

This week, we focus on global mental health in the African Diaspora. Our guest, Vanessa Adebayo, imagined and created a nonprofit focused on the health (including mental health) of our brothers and sisters in Africa. She implements conferences throughout the continent to raise awareness and stress the need for caring...

Jun 18, 2020

In 2016, thirty-nine unarmed Black people were murdered at the hands of the police - 34% of them were Black men. Our founder, Jason Rosario - a product of a single-parent home in the Bronx, New York - created The Lives of Men as a vehicle to help change the narrative around Black and Latinx masculinity, and to combat...

Jun 11, 2020

Angel White, Community Manager at Industrious, tells Dr. Alfiee about the additional pressures and expectations as a Black woman forging a business career.