This is a series where I give a brief outline of a social movement, and provide resources with links for you to dive into.This time, it's about amplifying mental health resources for historically marginalized groups!
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Throughout the month, the office will promote tools and resources addressing the stigma about mental health among racial and ethnic minority populations, during the pandemic.
"Background and identity can make access to mental health treatment much more difficult"Read more below
Nearly 5 million Black people live with mental illness, nearly 24% report a serious condition, including schizophrenia, bipolar disorder and depression, etc
"Stigma stems from a lack of knowledge, and the best way to fight a gap in information is by educating others"
To continue the visionary work of Bebe Moore Campbell, each year Mental Health America (MHA) develops a public education campaign dedicated to addressing the mental health needs of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC).