Question #1. How does this institution/system (e.g., Mental Health System) contribute to/perpetuate racism and racist violence and other daily atrocities visited upon people of color?
Table Facilitator, Group 1 (page 1, 3)
Last bastion of free awareness and treatment. . .
Depressed children do not do well in schools. Lack of respect. ?
. . . all tied to respect.
Don’t see someone as human, no respect.
To dehumanize, can’t see at same level.
How institution affects young/? How it affects ? Physically, high blood pressure ?
2- 5 years . . .
State in . . .
Race and culture differences. .
Public health. . .
Question #2. What should have been done before the massacre in Charleston – what are the signs that we missed/are missing as a community in this area (e.g., Mental Health System)? Why does it take a massacre for so many white allies to recognize everyday racism and stand up to speak against it?
Table Facilitator, Group 1 (page 5, 6, 7 )
No one set definition of mental health. . .
Question #3. What specific actions can you take as an individual post – massacre – to eliminate racism in (e.g., the Mental Health System) in the Seattle area? In the US? Give Specific action recommendations.
Summary of groups (page 7, 8, 9 )