Part III: Racial Bias & Cultural Influences on Mental Health Diagnosis
Part II: Patterns of Misdiagnosis in BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color)
Dr. Caroline Leaf and I unpack BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) mental health issues with a holistic approach
Let’s explore how mental health treatment is incomplete without seeing and honoring racial and ethnic identity, racial trauma, and culture.
July is BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) Mental Health Awareness Month
When people don’t have the opportunity to heal from trauma, they may unknowingly pass it on to others through their behavior.
As Indian-American and Black women we were prompted to have this discussion and create a healing space, especially for other BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and people of Color).
“Holistic” treatment encompasses biological, psychological, and social determinants of health. Social determinants of health include the effects of racism. Let’s talk about it.
I’ll discuss allyship with the Black community in the context of exploring one’s social privilege, listening with humility, and “sitting with” difficult emotions.
A closer look at the socioeconomic impacts that communities of color are experiencing in the face of COVID-19