Tuesday, January 31, 2023

Tag: activism and mental health

How Victimization Affects Political Engagement in Adolescence

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Study examines relationships between experiences of victimization, beliefs in government, and political participation among 12th grade students

Connections Between Climate Change Concerns, Mental Health, and Pro-Environmental Actions

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Concerns about the impact of climate change on animals and nature results in more effective coping to reduce hopelessness about climate change and promotes pro-environmental behaviors.

Painted Boxes: Death of an Activist

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I am an activist, and I am tired. I seem to be living what life would look like if ‘painted into a corner,’ met ‘put in a box’ in a car wreck, leaving the two a tangled idiomatic mess. Here are eleven examples of how activists and advocates are asked to cough up boundless energy while simultaneously being demoralized, devalued, diminished, and used.

“Why We Need to Talk About Racism as a Mental-Health Trigger”

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“Some activists have been able to move forward and continue the work because they have access to therapists, healers, spiritual practitioners and networks of...