Suicide Survivor T-Kea Blackman Releases First Book “Saved & Depressed: A Suicide Survivor's Journey

Updated: May 3, 2019


WASHINGTON, D.C.---May 1, 2019---In honor of Mental Health Awareness Month in May, suicide survivor and mental health advocate T-Kea Blackman is self-publishing her first book, “Saved & Depressed: A Suicide Survivor’s Journey of Mental Health, Healing & Faith”, to highlight her recovery, dismantle the stigma and encourage the African American community to seek treatment. The book will be released on May 14, 2019 and available on Amazon and Kindle.

In Blackman’s debut memoir, she shares how mental health treatment and her relationship with God led her on the path to wellness after being hospitalized for a suicide attempt. Dedicated to offering light during the darkness, she also offers resources for communities of color to address mental health.