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Published on December 8th, 2020 | by Dr. Jerry Doby


FIRST LOOK: Peace of Mind with Taraji – Premiering Monday, December 14 on Facebook Watch

The latest addition to Facebook Watch’s talk show slate, Peace of Mind with Taraji, premieres next week on Monday, December 14 at 9amPT/12pmET. 

In Peace of Mind with Taraji, Golden Globe Award-Winning Actress Taraji P. Henson and Tracie Jade will shine a spotlight on the challenging mental health issues facing us today – particularly of those in the Black community. Through personal interviews with both celebrities, experts, and everyday people, the series will show how to provide support, bring awareness, and help eliminate the stigmas of mental health issues. Each episode will focus on a different mental health topic with multiple content drops per week.

In today’s first look, Taraji shares her own experience with PTSD, revealing a story of how her mother’s strength in the face of violence shaped her.

Guests this season will include actress and best-selling author Gabrielle Union on her experience with PTSD, singer and television personality Tamar Braxton on the damaging pressure of being a strong Black woman and not seeking help, Grammy award-winning singer/songwriter Mary J. Blige on holiday despair and isolation, stand-up comedian and actor Jay Pharoah on police brutality and cultural competency, in addition to topics such bipolar disorder, grief after death without warning and more.

The series will feature two episode drops a week, on Mondays and Wednesdays at 9amPT/12pmET.

  • On Mondays, Taraji and Tracie will sit down for powerful and revealing discussions with celebrity guests and everyday people about the mental health issues that have impacted their lives.
  • On Wednesdays, Taraji and Tracie will delve deeper into the experiences of Monday’s guests with licensed therapists, and reveal their own stories related to the topics in an effort to provide the community with useful tools and techniques to help manage the specific mental health issues.
Taraji P Henson Headshot - Erik Umphery

Taraji P Henson – Erik Umphery


Tracie Jade

Tracie Jade (Courtesy of Facebook Watch)

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