Monday, February 6, 2023

Tag: systemic racism

Creative Maladjustment: An Interview with Donzaleigh Abernathy

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Donzaleigh Abernathy—goddaughter of the Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.—shares her thoughts on the civil rights movement and the legacy of racism in the United States.

End Police “Wellness Checks.” Now.

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If you are a mental health worker or advocate, there's a way to help dismantle police brutality and systemic racism in the U.S.

On Human Rights and Surviving Race: A Conversation with Celia Brown

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An interview with Celia Brown: psychiatric survivor, human rights activist, and president of MindFreedom International.

Few Counselors Are Trained to Treat Racial Trauma

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From ThinkProgress: A new study found that the majority of counselors in the United States are not prepared to identify or treat race-based trauma, which...

Is There Institutional Racism in Mental Health Care?

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From BBC News: Black people are overrepresented in the UK's mental health system and are at an increased risk of being forcibly committed, diagnosed with...

Mental Health is Different for People of Color in These 3...

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In this piece for Rest for Resistance, Dom Chatterjee discusses the white-centricism of mental health as well as the specific ways that the mental health system...

Is the Mental Health System Yet Another Form of Institutional Racism?

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With the political tide shifting across the United States and reports of hate crimes increasing daily, examining the systems that promote social control and act as tools of racism is paramount. Is it possible that the mental institution is just another venue for imprisoning Blacks unjustly?

Systemic Racism Erodes Mental Health, Study Finds

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New research out of the United Kingdom examines the cumulative impact of systemic racism on the mental health of minorities over time.  The study,...