Mental Health

Making It Easier for Women of Color to Get Support from a Therapist of Color

Charmain F. Jackman is a licensed psychologist who grew up on Barbados, where many people of color, she recalls, had an all-or-nothing view about mental health: You had it, or you didn’t. There was no in between. Today, she says, there is still a stigma about mental health among people of color that makes women of color less likely than white women to access mental health services. For example, according … [ more ]