Aug 24, 2022
Previously on Geeks Represent, we’ve talked about the importance of health especially when it comes to people of color. However, one of the most neglected aspects of health is that of the mind. If the last few years have shown us anything, it’s that our mental health cannot be taken for granted, and that people of color have been particularly vulnerable due to both systemic racism and culture norms. That’s why it’s so important that mental health issues are accurately portrayed in the media in order to spread awareness and understanding.
00:00:48 Dorothy Intro
00:02:03 Jashelle Intro
00:02:37 Why Is It So Important To Discuss Mental Health?
00:08:05 Why Do You Think BIPOC And Other POC Are Especially Vulnerable To Mental Health Issues?
00:19:35 Therapy Being Brushed Off By Minorities
00:33:42 Why Do You Think Positive/Accurate Portrayals Of Mental Health In The Media Is Important?
00:39:50 Examples Of Bad Portrayals Of Mental Health
00:49:31 Examples Of Positive And/Or Important Portrayals Of Mental Health
https://www.thetrevorproject.org/ Trevor Project
https://themighty.com/ The Mighty
https://themighty.com/u/doryvu/ Dorothy’s Blog Posts On The Mighty
https://www.asianmhc.org/ Asian Mental Health Collective
https://www.betterhelp.com/ Better Help Online Therapy
https://www.talkspace.com/ Talkspace Online Therapy
https://www.goodreads.com/en/book/show/40390773-i-m-telling-the-truth-but-i-m-lying I’m Telling The Truth But I’m Lying
https://www.imdb.com/title/tt1837492/ Thirteen Reasons Why
https://www.hulu.com/series/f03f355c-a6cf-4494-83cb-494ccd5afa92 A Million Little Things
https://www.netflix.com/title/80179190?source=35 Never Have I Ever
https://www.netflix.com/title/80066227?source=35 Crazy Ex Girlfriend
https://www.amazon.com/gp/video/detail/B0875GVR5Z/ref=atv_dp_season_select_s1 Modern Love S1E3 (Episode With Really Good Portrayal of Bipolar)
https://www.brandonsanderson.com/the-stormlight-archive-series/ The Stormlight Archives Series
https://www.netflix.com/title/80057281 Stranger Things
https://www.netflix.com/title/80171659?source=35 To The Bone
https://www.netflix.com/title/70300800?source=35 Bojack Horseman