Mental Health Research is racist, so what are we going to do about it?

Mental Elf #MHQT event with UCL Psychiatry, Black Thrive and Lancet Psychiatry,

“… Asian and minority ethnic communities have been disproportionately affected by the pandemic: ‘dual viruses’ of racism and COVID-19. Mental health research fails to answer many of the important questions about how Black, Asian and minority ethnic people can best be supported, because the vast majority of studies fail to recruit a representative sample. The insights gathered are often analysed through a white Euro-centric lens and therefore recommendations are unlikely to be culturally appropriate…”

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