There Are No Dumb Questions –
May 27, 2019 – She hosts a weekly “Live Q/A Session” session on Instagram every Saturday and Sunday where she invites people online to ask questions, both publicly and anonymously, about everything from anxiety, trauma, self-love and more. Her platform for good caught the attention of “Queen Bey” in February 2019, when she praised Clemons as a woman “who exemplifies Black excellence” in her “We Good” series for Black History Month.”To have my image there [on her website] was so beyond surprise and excitement,” Clemons said. Her work on social media also has been praised by peers, who invited her to present at the American Psychiatric Association about using “social media as a tool to educate and advocate.” “We’re in a really interesting time where social media can build community,” she said. “I grew up in the South, I’m also a part of the black community and, historically, we haven’t really had a lot of conversations around mental illness for both of those reasons,” Clemons told “GMA.” “We really think a lot about church and how that can be an area where people can talk about their problems, and then also in the black community, [mental health is] also very taboo.” According to a 2014 survey by the United States Office of Minority Health, only 9.4% of non-Hispanic black adults received mental health treatment or counseling, compared to 18.8% of non-Hispanic white adults.