The Impact of “Everyday” Racism on your mental health
When exploring the groups and individuals that most commonly experience mental health and wellbeing difficulties, minorities are one of the most affected. The effects of racial discrimination on youth mental health are not only real and valid but must be taken seriously.
Racism in the UK
Particularly in the UK, we hear a lot of racism here “isn’t that bad” compared to other countries because it’s not as direct. However, any form of racism is bad, and if you have experienced it, your feelings and experiences are valid. Racism in the UK, at first glance, may look subtle, however, minorities widely report experiences of systemic and institutional racism.