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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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The Latinx community and the U.S. Census
This headache is getting in the way of her work
What Is Emotional labor?
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9 Mental Health Resources aimed at the LatinX Community
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How to Improve Accessibility for Virtual Events
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Here's How a Temazcal Works
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What Is the Difference Between Hispanic and Latino?
Examples of Indigenous People
Why It's Important to Learn About Indigenous Peoples
race vs ethnicity
What's the Difference Between Race and Ethnicity?
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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
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Is It Possible to Overcome Implicit Bias?
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What Does the Acronym BIPOC Mean?
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Ways to Cope With Black Racial Injustice
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Mental Health Resources for the Black Community
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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
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Acknowledging Your Own Racism
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10 Ways to Feel Better About the Way You Look  
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Does Living With Racism Cause Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?
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What Is Misogyny?
BIPOC person holding pride flag
What Is Prejudice?
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The Importance of Representation in Books
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Mental Health Challenges Experienced by Undocumented Immigrants
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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
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Mental Effects of Being in a Detention Center
reducing police brutality
The Psychology Behind Police Brutality
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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
Frustrated woman in therapy
Exploring the Mental Health Stigma in Black Communities
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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
BIPOC protestors
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
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Racial Disparities Lead to Poor Mental Health Care for Black Americans
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How Much Damage Can Racial Stereotyping Cause?
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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?

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