Community SDoH Alert!

Mental Health African Americans Forum; A DISCUSSION ON MENTAL HEALTH, DISORDERS AND ILLNESSES

  • Alert date December 6, 2020

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    Covid 19 Related Resource

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    Phone: (206) 850-2070

    Saturday, Dec 12 | 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

    Sponsored by African American Reach and Teach Health Ministry (AARTH) and NAMI

    Poverty, Historical racism, trauma, oppression and violence
    Institutional, structural and individual racism Stigma.

    Overall, mental health conditions occur among African Americans are about the same or less
    frequency than in White Americans. However, the historical African American experience has and
    continues to be characterized by:

    Processing and dealing with layers of individual trauma on top of new mass traumas from COVID-
    19 (uncertainty, isolation, grief from financial or human losses), police brutality and divisive political
    rhetoric adds compounding layers of complexity for individuals to responsibly manage.
    &
    Mental Health: Common & Complex
    Racial, historical, generational trauma in the Black community
    Hear personal experiences of those among us striving and thriving
    The Systemic impact
    How to address mental health in your community
    Next steps for leaders and community members

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