Big Thinkers On Mental Health Black Mental Health Isn't the Same as White Mental Health

Social trauma shapes mental health in the black community. So says Dr. Michael Lindsey of NYU's School of Social Work, who explains how violence and drugs in neighborhoods combine with discrimination and mistrust of institutions to create unique pressures. He sees a more informed role for the church, and culturally sensitive care as hopeful resources in the future. (5:44)

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