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Elisa Shankle Is Encouraging Her Community to Be Brave and Heal

“Vulnerability is scary. I associate bravery with vulnerability because it takes bravery to be vulnerable,” the Brooklyn wellness expert says.

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Taraji P. Henson Takes on Mental Health, Menopause, and the Myth of the ‘Strong Black Woman’

It’s impossible to discuss mental health in the black community without also grappling with what it means to be black in America. Without understanding that mental health is inextricably linked to history, culture, trauma, and the intersection of all three.

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Encouraging Meaningful Conversations About Race and Trauma

Moments of calm, Jenée Johnson believes, are the foundation of emotional intelligence and its skills of resilience and compassion.

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This Is What Racial Trauma Does to the Body and Brain

In order for Black people to address their experiences and ultimately work toward healing, racial trauma needs to be acknowledged and implemented into mental health treatment trainings — because, as the experts we spoke to emphasized, racial trauma has its own set of challenges and effects for...

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Unpacking the Embodied Plantation Backpack

If you have an African American body, welcome. I wrote this blog post—and the body practice at the end—especially for you. (Everyone else, welcome as well—but please skip the body practice.)

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The Trauma of an American Untouchable

Arisika Razak shares her reflections on trauma, oppression, and healing the wounds of racism.

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Coping with Racial Trauma

While individuals of all racial-ethnic minority groups are at risk of experiencing racial discrimination and racial trauma, Black Americans are especially at risk, as anti-Black racism is individual, systemic, and historical.

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Can Racism Cause PTSD?

One major factor in understanding PTSD in ethnoracial minorities is the impact of racism on emotional and psychological well-being. Racism continues to be a daily part of American culture, and racial barriers have an overwhelming impact on the oppressed.

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How Researchers and Advocates of Color Are Forging Their Own Paths in Psychedelic-Assisted Therapy

We’re seeing an explosion of medical research into psychedelics. Psilocybin, or shrooms, to treat major depressive disorder. Ayahuasca, a psychotropic plant medicine from the Amazon, and ibogaine, a potent hallucinogen from Africa, to treat addiction. LSD for anxiety.

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Recognizing Mental Health Month for Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC)

An Interview with Amy Weil, MD, on Trauma Informed Care

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