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The Catch-22 of Community in Mental Health Recovery

The Catch-22 of Community in Mental Health Recovery

Coping with a chronic mental illness or mental health issue is a deeply personal endeavor. Yet the irony of effective treatment is one’s ability to be open about this very personal struggle. Freud had a therapeutic concept called the “talking cure” which within the context psychology is a very specific type of psycho-therapy. But I think if we generalize  the theory and apply to our everyday lives it can also be helpful.

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Black or White: Mental Health Disparities Between the Races

Black or White: Mental Health Disparities Between the Races

The differences in mental health care treatment for racial groups. Stigma of mental illness in the Black and African-American community.

The cultural differences between African-Americans and other racial groups has created a chicken-egg phenomenon within the mental health community. Are the disparities between the racial groups due to institutionalized racism and the lack of resources for minority groups? Or are there disparities because Black people and other ethnic groups choose not to discuss their mental health problems and participate in treatment? I would argue that it is a bit of both.

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