The Social Changery’s Mental Health Mini-Series explores the complex ways that mental health intersects with a variety of topics, including race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, and technology. Join our hosts Nicole and Lisa to take a deep dive on mental health and learn how you can #DoMoreGood.
Episode 1: Is Racism a Mental Illness?
In this episode, we explore the “racism-as-mental-illness” narrative that gained traction in the wake of Charlottesville, how it can be harmful to both victims of racial discrimination and people living with a mental health challenge, and what people who care about social justice and mental health can do to change the conversation.
Learn more about our guest, Zima Creason:
Thanks again to Each Mind Matters: California’s Mental Health Movement for sponsoring this Mental Health Mini-Series! Each Mind Matters is millions of individuals and thousands of organizations working to advance mental health. Speak up, reach out, share the facts, and encourage others to join the movement at eachmindmatters.org.