“Racial trauma can lead to some major mental health complications if left unaddressed, which is why it’s vital to have techniques to help manage it. Read how Black therapists are personally dealing with their own experiences right now.”
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“Social determinants of health – one’s race and the multitude of factors that make up where one lives, works, plays and prays – are deeply impacted by systemic racism and should not dictate the quality of care a person receives. Too often in America, these factors unfairly determine one’s access to quality care.
We must repair health care in America by addressing persistent disparities rooted in systemic racism.more » Read More
AB 2054, which would create pilot programs to remove police from the response to crises involving mental illness and homelessness, as well as natural disasters and domestic violence. The bill seeks $10 million to fund up to a dozen pilot programs around the state. It would be administered through the state’s Office of Emergency Services.
It’s one of a series of efforts underway at the local, state and national levels to reimagine who responds to people in crisis,more » Read More
An overwhelming majority of teens are calling on America to talk more openly and honestly about mental health and wish for schools to teach more on the issue.more » Read More