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Pioneers of Black Mental Health (Infographic)
February 6, 2023

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Black History Month commemorates a celebration of leaders past, present, and future who have sought to combat structural oppression of Black communities. Anti-Black racism is a major social determinant of health that contributes to disparities in the field of mental health and substance use. This report highlights the work of several pioneers who were activists for mental health and wellness including mental health providers, artists, writers, and community leaders. Their remarkable efforts in expanding the fields of psychology, psychiatry, social work, and radical self care have impacted today and are influencing the leaders of tomorrow.