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Race and Identity

There are mental health considerations unique to certain racial and cultural groups. Learn more about the relationship among your identity, your racial group, and your mental health.

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Here's How a Temazcal Works
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What Is the Difference Between Hispanic and Latino?
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Why It's Important to Learn About Indigenous Peoples
race vs ethnicity
What's the Difference Between Race and Ethnicity?
anti racism
What Is Anti-Racism?
organizations that support racial equality
Looking to Help Fight Injustice? Support These 10 Groups
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5 Ways You Can Support the Black Lives Matter Movement
Black man in a suit at the park
Is It Possible to Overcome Implicit Bias?
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What Does the Acronym BIPOC Mean?
Group of people talking
Talking About Race: Being Mindful of Our Language
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How to Practice Self-Care On Your Period
Disabled business woman in wheelchair chatting with coworkers in office
What Is Inclusion?
mental health resources for AAPI communities
Mental Health Resources For Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders
White man with hand on friend's shoulder.
Acknowledging Your Own Racism
Person looking in the mirror.
10 Ways to Feel Better About the Way You Look  
BIPOC woman crying
Does Living With Racism Cause Post Traumatic Stress Disorder?
Woman standing with man behind her.
What Is Misogyny?
BIPOC person holding pride flag
What Is Prejudice?
diverse books
The Importance of Representation in Books
BIPOC immigrant looking out window
Mental Health Challenges Experienced by Undocumented Immigrants
A photograph of an Indigenous woman with her three children.
Mental Health Effects of Racism on Indigenous Communities
How to practice gratitude this Thanksgiving
How to Practice Gratitude This Thanksgiving
Navigating difficult conversations
How to Navigate Difficult Conversations During the Holidays
detention center effects
Mental Effects of Being in a Detention Center
Police Officer
The Psychology Behind Police Brutality
BIPOC woman on a scale
The Impact of Race and Racism on Eating Disorders
Mental health resources for U.S. Immigrants
Mental Health Resources for U.S. Immigrants
colorism
What Is Colorism?
LGBTQ couple stressed after an argument
Gaslighting: How It Affects Marginalized Folx
Some mental health issues are seen as shameful in Black communities.
Exploring the Mental Health Stigma in Black Communities
Black man crying while being consoled in group therapy
How Does Systemic Racism Affect Mental Health?
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How to Rest and Recover While You Fight for Social Change
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How to Navigate Your Own Privilege
What is white guilt?
What Is White Guilt?
A culturally sensitive therapist will understand you.
How to Find a Therapist Who Understands Your Culture
racism
The Psychology of Racism
diversifying friendships
Why Having Friends That Don't Look Like You Is Important
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Tips for Staying Safe During a Protest
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How to Seek Support When Experiencing White Supremacist Harm
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Effects of Collective Trauma on Everyday Life
Harassment in its Many Forms and Types
White Supremacy's Impact on Mental Health of BIPOC Folks
Mental health influencers
10 Black Mental Health Influencers You Should Know About
stressed Black business woman
Racial Disparities Lead to Poor Mental Health Care for Black Americans
people of different races holding hands
How Much Damage Can Racial Stereotyping Cause?
Young woman in medical consultation with female doctor
Young African Americans With Poor Heart Health At Risk of Alzheimer's
what is latinx
When Should You Use the Term Latinx?
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7 Strategies to Discover and Eliminate Racist Tendencies in Yourself
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What Motivates People to Commit Hate Crimes?
what is othering
How Othering Contributes to Discrimination and Prejudice
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What You Need to Know Before You Call the Police
Black Lives Matter protest
What Causes a Riot?
White fragility
What Is White Fragility?
Protesting New York City's segregated school system
Dismantling White Supremacy in Your Everyday Life
What is white privilege? A white person with a head start in a race
What Is White Privilege?
young-black-and-white-woman-talking
Tips on How to Have Hard Discussions About Racism
Asian woman long hair wearing a mask in the city.
Effects of White Supremacy and Xenophobia on Asian Communities
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How to Become a Strong Ally to the Black Community
Hate crimes occur against certain groups.
The Most Common Types of Hate Crimes
A black woman experiencing microaggressions in the workplace
What Are Microaggressions?
white supremacy concept
What Is White Supremacy and How Can We Address It?