Main Line: 202-559-3900
Donor Help Line: 202-559-3888
Toll Free: 1-888-35PSYCH
Email: [email protected]
AAPI Heritage Month Impact of Race on Mental Health and Well-Being
In recognition of Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, APA Foundation's Center for Workplace Mental Health published a blog focused on how negative emotional and physical experiences stemming from race—such as exclusion, violence and poverty—can have a direct impact on the mental health of people from underrepresented populations.
As the recent series of events have shown, African American and Asian American populations currently lack both physical safety and emotional belonging, which have both psychological and physiological impacts.