Breaking the Cycle of Generational Trauma as a Multiracial Woman
A list of mental health resources focused on supporting the AAPI community.
There is a myriad of battles fought in the minds of those who wake up every day wearing dark brown skin in a world where the less melanin you have, the more freedom you may enjoy.
I still have days where I struggle with simply existing.
My history is tied to my mental health, the ways in which society teaches me to feel less for being a different color is tied to my mental health, the decisions of my political leaders are tied to my mental health, my sexual orientation is tied to my mental health.
I didn’t understand why he fell silent when I cried or the blank look that overtook his face when I had a breakdown. I didn’t understand his resistance to things like therapy and psychiatry.
My hope is that a fellow Mexican-American will read this and feel seen and heard and validated.
A list of mental health resources focused on supporting various BIPOC communities.
To achieve liberation, we all have to be willing to sacrifice for the collective gain.
We want to invite the TWLOHA community to join us on this necessary and overdue journey toward antiracism.
The conversations surrounding mental health in the Black community tend to get drummed down into a whisper; it becomes the uncomfortable silence at the dinner table when the name of a loved one too far gone to be brought back home comes up in a way that stirs the air.
Every day I think about how much pain my brother must have been in — how much emotional and spiritual pain — and I wonder if therapy could have helped him. I’ll never know the answer to that question.
Sign up for our newsletter to hear updates from our team and how you can help share the message of hope and help.Join our list