Mental Health Today Update – December 2020


Understanding the image – collective trauma, and the psychological impact of racism

This year racial violence has been told through a reel of media-saturated images. However, these images are not silent, but they pose questions, both for America and also for the UK.

How can we understand racism from a psychological point of view? What is a possible answer? And, what is the mental health impact of discrimination for Black people living in the UK?

To answer these questions, Mental Health Today spoke to psychologist Dr C. Jama Adams, and Victoria Cabral from Lambeth based mental health organisation Black Thrive.

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