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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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What Are Indigenous Populations?
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The Difference Between Race and Ethnicity
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What Is Anti-Racism?
Black lives matter protest
10 Organizations That Support Racial Equality
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How to Support Black Lives Matter and Communities of Color
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Implicit Bias: Causes, Effects, and Prevention
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What Does BIPOC Mean?
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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?
Story time
The Importance of Representation in Books
BIPOC immigrant looking out window
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
Woman holding sign "Free the Children"
The Psychological 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
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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
Systemic Racism Takes a Toll on BIPOC 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
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What Is White Guilt?
A culturally sensitive therapist will understand you.
How to Find a Culturally Sensitive Therapist
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The Psychology of Racism
diversifying friendships
Why It's Important To Diversify Your Friendships
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How to Stay 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 to Follow
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Racial Disparities Lead to Poor Mental Health Care for Black Americans
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Harmful Psychological Effects of Racial Stereotyping
Young woman in medical consultation with female doctor
Young African Americans With Poor Heart Health At Risk of Alzheimer's
What is Latinx?
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7 Strategies to Help You on Your Anti-Racism Journey
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The Psychology Behind Hate Crimes
Bipoc woman on couch with hand on head in stress
What Is Othering?
Elderly woman looking out window on cell phone
Things to Consider Before You Call the Police on Someone
Black Lives Matter protest
Why Protests Turn Into Riots
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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How to Talk to Black Friends and Family About Racism
Two female colleagues work on the stairs of funky, modern office space.
Effects of White Supremacy and Xenophobia on Asian Communities
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How to Become an Ally to the Black Community
A black woman experiencing microaggressions in the workplace
What Are Microaggressions?
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What Is White Supremacy?
Hate crimes occur against certain groups.
What Is a Hate Crime?
Prison can take a serious toll on your mental health.
The Mental Health Effects of Being in Prison
White woman with dreadlocks.
What Is Cultural Appropriation?