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Giving Our Youth An Artistic Voice on Mental Health, May 5, 2018

The Urban Mental Health Alliance and the African American Cultural Collaborative of Mercer County, with a grant from I Am Trenton, are pleased to co-host Mercer County’s first ever Youth Arts Expo, for Mental Health Awareness Month. The expo will be held at 11:00 am on Saturday, May…

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Radical Healing Panel, February 28, 2018

On Wednesday, February 28, 2018, 4:30 – 5:30 pm, in the Carl A. Fields Center, 58 Prospect, Room 104, David Campbell, Nathalie Edmond, and Rev. Theresa Thames will participate in a panel discussion on blackness and mental health.

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Lingering Fallout from Trauma

Nicholas Bakalar reports in the New York Times (Tuesday, December 5, 2017, p. D4) that the trauma experienced by 46,877 Finnish children who were evacuated to Sweden between 1940 and 1944 affected their female children, who “were twice as likely…

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Linking Health and Mortality Racial Differences to Experience and Perceptions of Discrimination

In an op ed in the New York Times (November 12, 2017), Douglas Jacobs refers to the “[m]ore than 700 studies on the link between discrimination and health . . . published since 2000. This body of work establishes a…

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The Cost of Balancing Academia and Racism by Adrienne Green

Reviewing the results of studies of the effect of racism on the mental health of college students of color, Green points out in her article in The Atlantic that “research has shown that the higher-education experience often requires that black…

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