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Minority Health

July 30, 2019

Trauma, Growth and Healing in Refugee Communities

My journey working with refugee communities started three-and-a-half years ago, when I worked as a case manager and coordinated employment…

Cultural Diversity, Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health, News
July 22, 2019

Five Ways to be More Culturally Aware

Think about your typical day. What do you see around you? Most likely, you will see people of all ages,…

Cultural Diversity, Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health, News
July 15, 2019

“Why is it still so hard for young people of…

“My mom is a preacher and she never made me feel like it would be weird [to go to therapy].…

Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health, News, Teen Mental Health
July 11, 2019

Four Ways Culture Impacts Mental Health

What comes to mind when you think about culture? For a lot of us, we immediately think of what’s right…

Cultural Diversity, Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health, News
September 6, 2018

One Man’s Story of Incarceration to Healing and Addiction to…

Hi, my name is Ramon Cruz and I am a person in recovery from mental health and substance use disorders.…

Guest Commentary, Men, Minority Health, News, Substance Use
August 20, 2018

3 Self-Care Tips to Cope With A Culture of Violence

Just a year ago, shocking images of the racially-charged riots in Charlottesville dominated the airwaves. Now, in Chicago, citizens have…

Be The Difference, Minority Health, News, Self-Care
April 12, 2018

The State of Minority Mental Health

Imagine always being told that you shouldn’t show emotion because it is a weak trait. Imagine growing up without your…

Be The Difference, Cultural Diversity, Minority Health, News