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'Real' Mental Health Advocacy Needs to Grapple With Political and Racial Trauma

The vigor of World Mental Health Day often comes and goes so fleetingly, and far too predictably. Across social media, scores of people post crisis line numbers and encourage networks to reach out if necessary. And yet, the next day, most default right back to complicitly upholding cultural, institutional, and political conditions that criminalize, disenfranchise, and immobilize certain groups. To combat this widespread tendency, the discourse around mental health advocacy must become increasingly centered in a clear starting point.

To me, that baseline is an understanding that neglecting active citizenship and civic engagement perpetuates the disparities we claim we want to eradicate. When we neglect to operationalize this vision into

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The vigor of World Mental Health Day often comes and goes so fleetingly, and far too predictably. Across social media, scores of people post crisis line numbers and encourage networks to reach out if necessary. And yet, the next day, most default right back to complicitly upholding cultural, institutional, and political conditions that criminalize, disenfranchise, and immobilize certain groups. To combat this widespread tendency, the discourse around mental health advocacy must become increasingly centered in a clear starting point.
Inspirational and enthusiastic emotions are tools of higher alignment… aligning microcosms with macrocosms.But so often in this world, dominated by logic, the concept of emotions is not considered constructive… a non-emotional response is believed more appropriate. However, the non-emotional responses are in fact the problem.

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