Dialogue: Disparities

Mental Health: Barriers and Stigma

June 25, 2021 Season 1 Episode 6
Dialogue: Disparities
Mental Health: Barriers and Stigma
Show Notes

In this episode, we talk about the financial, cultural, and social barriers faced by individuals seeking mental health services. We also highlight racialized and gendered disparities in mental health, with an elaborate discussion on the impact of societal gender norms on men's mental health. Moreover, we examine how the media perpetuates stigma around mental illness, and how mindfulness of our everyday language can break the stigma.

Resources & References: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1wYn2OnlLkM33HRK0mo88UAys_G5Ln0S3t8hl2w3LTu8/edit?usp=sharing