Race, Racism and Mental Health

  • Wasserstein Hall, Room 2036 Milstein East (2nd Floor), Harvard Law School, 1585 Massachusetts Ave, Cambridge, MA

A 2-day conference at Harvard Law School sponsored by the Mental Health Legal Advisors Committee and the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice

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Program Agenda

Conference Bibliography and Resource List

Harvard Crimson: Activists Talk ‘Race, Racism, and Mental Health’ at Harvard Law School


Part 1: Introductions and Keynote by David R. Williams: “The House that Racism Built and Its Consequences for Mental Health”


Part 2: Panel Discussion: “Irrational White Fear”


Part 3: Panel Discussion: “The Impact of Everyday Racism”


Part 4: Panel Discussion: “Racial and Ethnic Disparities in Mental Health Treatment; Learning (and Teaching) Cultural Humility”


Part 5: Panel Discussion: “Race, Mental Illness, and the Justice System”


Part 6: Panel Discussion: “Reform Efforts”


Part 7: Plenary Discussion / Closing