BIPOC Mental Health Guide
July marks Black Indigenous People of Color (BIPOC) Mental Health Awareness Month. To bring awareness to mental health struggles that communities of color face, we dive into the unique experiences of care and treatment, the role of culture and history, and shatter the stigma around seeking help. Take time to expand and nourish your mind with these podcasts.
The mental health system is failing marginalized people.
Therapist Melody Li discusses how practitioners are not set up to support people of colour.
Black lives matter. Access to mental health matters.
The race war takes a huge toll on the Black community mentally, physically, emotionally, and spiritually. Understand its history and why mental health is highly stigmatized in Black communities.
A Black man discusses the changing role of masculinity in hip-hop culture, and mental health.
Mental health is taboo in Indonesia, but a psychologist makes it his life journey to make a difference.
This New York entrepreneur ended up in the hospital from overworking.
Hear how Keith Yamashita rebuilt his life and learned to nourish his soul after a devastating stroke. Then let host Jay Shetty guide you in a series of mindfulness prompts to reflect on your life.
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Trauma can be imprinted in our DNA and passed onto future generations without us even knowing.
A Black therapist invites her grandmother to uncover the intergenerational trauma in her family.
Learn how to manage your mind to get through extraordinary challenges with the CEO of S.H.E Summit, Claudia Chan.
Our thoughts can be either the greatest drivers of our success or our greatest barrier.
Some therapists might be pushing men away.
Listen to Man Up’s host, Aymann Ismail in his first taped therapy session on why it’s hard for men to open up.
China has seen a rise in eating disorders, but the only treatment center in the entire country is in Beijing.
Is this an inevitable consequence of economic development or due to stigma around mental health? Find out here:
We like to compare ourselves to each other, but it’s highly self-damaging.
Dr. Judy Ho breaks down our inner-saboteur and shares her de-stressing practices.
Take time to sit down and have tea with your feelings.
Shamanic healer, Mimi Young discusses self-care, creating ritual and emotional curiosity, and her untraditional healing work.
Change starts within us. Try out these mindful techniques to check in with yourself and to be more open in your own mental health journey.
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