National Day of Racial Healing

Racism is a Mental Health Crisis

It is our responsibility to envision a future without racism and work towards it—a future in which all people can thrive in communities that support mental health and well-being.

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Racial Justice Declaration

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion is one of the core values of the Hogg Foundation for Mental Health. We acknowledge the impact of racism, sexism, and other structural oppressions on mental health, and speak out against these oppressions even when it is challenging to do so. Systemic racial oppression, a lack of relaible sources of support, and long-held stigmas surrounding mental health care within Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) communities led us to declare racism is a mental health crisis.

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About the National Day of Racial Healing

The National Day of Racial Healing is a time to contemplate our shared values and create the blueprint together for #HowWeHeal from the effects of racism. Launched by the W. K. Kellogg Foundation on January 17, 2017, it is an opportunity to bring ALL people together in their common humanity and inspire collective action to create a more just and equitable world.

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