Our Mental Health Matters Too!
Mental health issues are prevalent in Black and Brown Americans, however, the historical dehumanization, oppression, trauma, and violence against Black and Brown people continue to fuel the ongoing mental health crisis. Black and Brown communities are more inclined to say that mental illness is associated with shame, embarrassment, and a sign of “weakness.”
Self-Stigma: Internalizing Trauma
Learn about how trauma is internalized differently by adults and children, as well as the possible long and short term effects and how this can lead to self-stigma.