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Tamar Braxton's Sister Praised After Talking Mental Health

By Whitney Vasquez

One of Tamar Braxton's sisters is collecting support after shining light on the stigma behind mental health issues. The 43-year-old "Braxton Family Values" star's older sister, Traci Braxton, is getting applauded for bringing awareness to the issue in her latest project, "The Couch." While she had some haters slamming her for self-promoting the BET Her film while her sister was in the hospital following a possible suicide attempt, now that it aired over the weekend, the naysayers are changing their tune.

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Tamar's Recovering:


As The Blast reported, Tamar Braxton was rushed to a Los Angeles hospital on the evening of Thursday, July 16, following what appeared to be an attempted overdose. She has been in stable condition and was later moved to another facility where she is getting the help she needs.

Fans questioned her mental health following the possible suicide attempt, especially after a letter she wrote to the "Braxton Family Values" network was exposed where she said they pushed her to the point of suicide.

Traci Addresses Mental Health Stigma:


While her sister, Toni Braxton, was the only sibling pictured at the hospital visiting Tamar as she recovered, many of them are breaking their silence on social media. Traci Braxton has been hawking her latest project which initially rubbed fans the wrong way, despite it being about the mental health stigma surrounding the black community.

While she caught major heat only days ago for her shameless self-promotion, the haters are now applauding her for taking part in a film with such an important meaning.

Scroll to read the praise.

Fans Show Support:


Traci Braxton reminded fans to watch "The Couch" when it aired on Saturday, July 25. Posting a short clip while writing, "This is a short film you don’t want to miss .. July 25th on @bethertv from THE COUCH," her post immediately filled up with supportive words.

"Not only is talking about mental health in the black community sooooo important because it’s been a taboo topic for far too long but I’m so looking forward to this to see you shine 💕," one person wrote. "I am so happy that you took on this important topic. We need more voices to speak out against mental health stigmas in our community," added another. "Thank you! Thank you! Thank you! This is the subjects that matter," posted a third.

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