Cleveland-based nonprofit uses hip-hop as mental health tool

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Good Morning America: Ivan Conard, research associate in the Center on Trauma and Adversity at the Jack, Joseph and Morton Mandel School of Applied Social Sciences, discussed the effort to use hip-hop to bridge the gap between mental health struggles in communities of color—with music as a healing tool.

“(Hip-hop) becomes a vehicle or catalyst to say, 'Hey, when you were feeling this way, what is a way to manage that emotion?'” he said.

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