Disparities already existed, but “what we’re seeing is that some of the stresses that are associated with being a member of a marginalized group have been exacerbated during the pandemic,” said Brian Smedley of the American Psychological Association.
World Mental Health Day: The Mental Health Disparities Faced By People Of Color
Mental health issues affect everyone, but people of color — Black, Latinx, Asian and Native American people — have higher rates of some mental health disorders and face greater disparities in getting help than White people. Those issues are primarily due to lack of access to services resulting from institutional discrimination, interpersonal racism and stigma — which can all harm the psyche of people of color in places where they are not the majority. (Rogers, 10/10)
Covid Makes Domestic Work Even More Precarious
White House officials have been likening their workplace to a “ghost town” since President