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Racism deniers make it harder to do this incredible, exhausting work


By Caren Howard, Advocacy Manager at Mental Health America

As I continue to read report after report after report of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) dying from COVIDRead More

(Re) Defining Resilience: A perspective of ‘toughness’ in BIPOC communities


By Gustavo A. Molinar, M.A., Literacy Specialist, Mental Health America of Greater Houston

You may have heard the phrase, 'pull yourself up by the bootstraps,” when faced with failure, adversity, or disappointment. This phrase is…Read More

A Black, Christian’s Journey to Mental Wellness


By Morgane Freeman, Marketer/Podcaster/Mental Health Advocate

As a Christian, I find comfort in prayer and the power of my faith. As a Black woman thriving with a mental illness, I know that “faith without works is dead.” (James 2:46)…Read More

10 ways to support the healthcare worker in your life


By Jessica Kennedy, Chief of Staff at Mental Health America

Our healthcare workers are heroes.

We should have known this - and recognized it - all along, but the COVID-19 pandemic has really shown us just how important our…Read More

The Legacy of “Deinstitutionalization”


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By Shivani Nishar, Health & Justice Fellow at the Center for Prisoner Health and Human Rights and member of Mental…Read More

#iamvanessaguillen: The Pandemic of Sexual Assault in the Military


By Brooksi Bottari, MA, LMHC Director of Veteran Initiatives Melwood Veteran Services

The recent disappearance and murder of Private First Class Vanessa Guillen from Fort Hood has once again shone a light on an ongoing crisis in the…Read More