These kids are “trapped in an inescapable system.”
The UN’s Philip Alston is an expert on deprivation–and he wants to know why 41m Americans are living in poverty. The Guardian joined him on a special two-week mission into the dark heart of the world’s richest nation
For black teens from low income communities, depression may show itself as conflicts with other and physical discomfort.
Black students get punished more severely than white students. A new NAACP Legal Defense Fund report outlines three ways to curb that effect.
Therapy is an overwhelmingly white profession, one that can be insensitive to the needs of those with intersectional identities. This is how QTPOC find therapy that helps, rather than hurts.
“I felt lonely. I felt distant. Both my roommates were white, upper-middle class,” remembers Karla Mendoza, who represents a paradox: nonwhite students have higher #stress levels than peers but are less likely to reach out for help. @USNewsHealth https://t.co/Nmy12ex86e
— Columbia Psychiatry (@ColumbiaPsych) December 1, 2017
The American Civil Liberties Union Campaign for Smart Justice released new public opinion polling today that shows consensus support for criminal justice reform across the ideological and political spectrum.
Too many people of color suffer depression and anxiety in silence, says Nikki Webber Allen. Her D.C.-based non profit is bringing the problem into the open.