My name is Emma and I am hoping to share my story along with your help to lift consciousness of the importance of mental well being. Although the United States has come a great distance in making psychological well being and substance abuse a known subject that must be addressed, it still has a long way to go together with lessening the unfavorable stigma that encompasses mental health and substance abuse and in addition guaranteeing that insurance companies comply with federal mandate of parity with mental health and substance abuse advantages.
In persevering with a vantage level from the stance of a White supremacist, the idea of labeling African consciousness and behavior by white as regular or abnormal relies upon not on the discovery by Whites of discrete states of consciousness and their correlated behavioral tendencies in Africans, but on the invention of the diploma to which African consciousness/behavioral tendencies are perceived as serving or not serving their(White peoples’) hegemonic pursuits.
Funded by the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA), the Peer Specialist Mental Health Certificate Program (a part of the Division of Peer-Based Services at RAMS) supplies training for consumers of behavioral well being providers or their relations who are interested by turning into peer counselors/peer specialists in the discipline of group behavioral health.
We want to grasp that from the vantage level of the continuity of White supremacy, the idea for the labeling of Black Consciousness and conduct by Whites as regular or irregular relies upon not on the invention by Whites of discrete states of consciousness and their correlated behavioral tendencies in Africans, but on the invention of the degree to which Black Consciousness/behavioral tendencies are perceived as serving or dis-serving their hegemonic interests.