How Experiencing Racism Can Impact Your Mental Health [WomensHealthMag.com]

 

Racial discrimination is a well-documented, widespread problem in our country. The Black Lives Matter movement has recently been shining a necessary light on the growing number of police shootings involving innocent victims, but we have many miles to go before reaching a place of total equality. 

Unfortunately, people of color also have less access to health care, employment, and education, according to previous research. And now, a new study published in the American Journal of Public Health says that if you've been discrimated against based on your race, you might be at great risk for mental health issues



[For more of this story, written by Tracy Middleton, go to http://www.womenshealthmag.com...racism-mental-health]

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