‘Tis the Season to be Blue

How Seasonal Depression Affects the Black Community

By Brianna Alvarado, Calvin Jordan Bennett, Gregory Lloyden Coleman and Ava Furin-Campbell and Starr Garner for NewsVision

Although most people associate the colder months of the year with fond memories and holiday celebrations, for many, this season isn’t as jolly as they hope it to be. From late fall to early winter, about five percent of adults in the U.S. experience Seasonal Affective Disorder. NewsVision took a deeper look at how this seasonal disorder affects the Black community. Briana Alvarado has more.