Past: WISE Coalition Meeting: The Intersection of Race and Mental Health: Trauma in Education and Treatment

This past WISE Coalition Meeting was hosted by 2 Speakers

Our first speaker: Curtis Marshall

A Historical Perspective of Black History and Mental Health: 1700-2019
Presentation: This brief presentation will describe how mental health among slaves and African Americans was viewed and treated by the American medical community before the civil war and until today and how those attitudes continue to influence African-American views of mental health.

Our second speaker: Dr. Ricardo Anderson

How Systemic Oppression and Racism affects the Mental Health of Black Students in the Educational Field
Presentation: This presentation will explain how systemic oppression and systemic racism has an impact on the Mental Health of Black students in the educational field after the Civil War until today and how those attitudes continue to influence Black views of Mental Health.

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