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Race and Mental Health

Race and cultural identity play a significant role in your mental health. Learn more about how to support your mental health as well as ways to engage in advocacy for social justice.
Coping from racial trauma
What Is Racial Trauma?
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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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Here's How Racism Can Affect the Mental Health of Latinx Individuals
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What Is Racial Ambiguity?
A power nap is just what I need
Ways to Cope With Black Racial Injustice
Black Mental Wellness
Mental Health Resources for the Black Community
Young women protesters holding placards
What Is An Anti-Racism Journey?
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Talking About Race: Being Mindful of Our Language
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
Illustration of Sonya Renee Taylor, poet and activist
10 Ways to Feel Better About the Way You Look  
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9 Mental Health Resources aimed at the LatinX Community
BIPOC woman crying
Does Living With Racism Cause Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder?
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What Is Misogyny?
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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
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
What Is Colorism?
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Gaslighting: How It Affects Marginalized Folx
Frustrated woman in therapy
Exploring the Mental Health Stigma in Black Communities
systemic racism
How Does Systemic Racism Affect Mental Health?
resting while fighting for justice
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?
Culturally sensitive therapist
How to Find a Therapist Who Understands Your Culture
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
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
organizations that support racial equality
Looking to Help Fight Injustice? Support These 10 Groups
stressed Black business woman
Racial Disparities Lead to Poor Mental Health Care for Black Americans
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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

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