2022 California Council of Community Behavioral Health Agencies (CBHA) Conference

Building a Race Conscious Research Agenda

People of color have held a long and often damaging relationship with mental health researchers, practitioners, and policymakers. Throughout the colonized history of the United States, the mental health of Native Americans, Africans, Asians, Latinos, Pacific Islanders, and other groups of color...

Assessing Racial Equity Impact in Mental Health Policymaking: Reflections and Recommendations

Racism has a long and unique history in the practice and policy of mental health in the United States. In colonial times, for example, it was a common belief that Blacks did not have the intellectual capacity to experience mental illness. In later periods runaway slaves were diagnosed with...