Learn about Black mental health and bring your questions for our expert panel.
Over the past few years, post-slavery societies all over the world have "woken" up to the reality of everyday racism that people of African descent experience. This recognition has included patterns of Black mental health that illustrate tremendous stressors and strains due to systemic discrimination. Patterns of addictions, mood and anxiety disorders are disturbingly high the world over due to inequities in income, employment, healthcare, housing, education, and criminal justice; along with incredible physical health burdens which included negative COVID-19 outcomes. Learn about Black mental health and bring your questions for our expert panel.
- Dr. Akwatu Khenti
is Special Advisor to the City of Toronto’s COVID-19 equity initiative and Chair of the Black Scientists’ Task Force on Vaccine Equity
- Dr. Justine Joseph
is a registered clinical psychologist. Her research areas include multicultural issues in psychological assessment and treatment.
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