Racism and Mental Health
Black, Indigenous, and People of Color are the target of prejudice, systemic discrimination, microaggressions, and physical acts of violence due to the color of their skin. Experiences of racism not only cause distress in the moment but can also lead to mental health issues that become more severe with each experience.
What is Cultural Humility?
Cultural Competency and Cultural Humility regard learning about other cultures, controlling your biases, adapting your behaviors and communications style considering the background of people around you, and being aware of power imbalances and biases, and respecting others’ values. Both have the goal of using knowledge about different groups to inform how you interact with others.
Opioid Use Disorder During the Holidays
For people living with substance use disorder, the stressors of the holiday season—financial circumstances, disrupted routines, loneliness—can put them at an increase risk of use, or recurrence of symptoms.
COVID-19 and Mental Health
The current challenges brought about by COVID-19 for people all around the globe have caused fear, anxiety, and uncertainty for so many of us. It's important to understand you are not alone in how you are feeling right now, and there are practical, healthy ways to help cope with these emotions.