5 episodes

The Chill Spot Podcast, a safe spot for people of color to discuss topics that affect our mental health and identity. We’ll explore strategies to support mental wellness, examine the ways in which various things impact our mental health, and process how to manage it all. Mental health, especially amongst people of color, has long been stigmatized, inadvertently keeping our people from accessing and reaching mental well being. This podcast aims to transform stigma into strength. Your hosts work in the mental health field, varying in their experience within the mental health profession.

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    • Mental Health
    • 5.0, 7 Ratings

The Chill Spot Podcast, a safe spot for people of color to discuss topics that affect our mental health and identity. We’ll explore strategies to support mental wellness, examine the ways in which various things impact our mental health, and process how to manage it all. Mental health, especially amongst people of color, has long been stigmatized, inadvertently keeping our people from accessing and reaching mental well being. This podcast aims to transform stigma into strength. Your hosts work in the mental health field, varying in their experience within the mental health profession.

    Decolonizing the Mind

    Decolonizing the Mind

    Jose Paez joins the Chill Spot to discuss how colonialism impacts the mental health of people of color. We also explore decolonization of American social constructs and review liberation practices.  References from Decolonizing the Mind

    • 54 min
    The Ballot or the Bullet

    The Ballot or the Bullet

    Dr. Boris Ricks, whose expertise is in urban politics, joins the Chill Spot today. We examine the psychological burden of being black, marginalized and undermined in America. We also explore the physiological and psychological impact of police brutality and Dr. Ricks talks about economic and political transformation and the barriers we currently face in achieving progress.

    • 49 min
    How do we heal?

    How do we heal?

    Continuation from last episode's conversation around police brutality, trauma and how it impacts individuals, families and communities. How do we heal, and what is healing-enough? We also begin to unpack implicit bias.

    • 42 min
    Hunted: The Black Male Psyche

    Hunted: The Black Male Psyche

    In this episode, we talk about the trauma black males experience when seeing other black men murdered. We examine trauma, it's impact on communities of color, and dive deeper into Dr. Lipscomb's research on black male grief. We also look at resilience, and what to do after the trauma experience.

    • 46 min
    What the F*ck is Mental Health?

    What the F*ck is Mental Health?

    Today’s topic is intended to explore the meaning of mental health. First, through exploring the difference between mental health and mental illness. Then looking at how mental health/wellness has affected communities of color. 

    • 35 min

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