2017 Zarrow Mental Health Symposium

October 5, 2017 – October 6, 2017 all-day
Cox Business Center


Injustice and discrimination permeate our daily lives negatively, influencing people who are impacted by mental illness, disabilities, poverty and homelessness, incarceration, and those from a range of racial and ethnic backgrounds, religions, sexual orientations and gender identities. Systemic injustice and discrimination, enforced through policy and interpersonal actions, can have a significant impact on mental health resulting in trauma, post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety, depression, addiction, and stress.

That which makes us different should not make us judge, discriminate, or mistreat our fellow human beings.  Challenging Injustice and Discrimination is designed to offer an open, safe forum where clinicians, service providers, mental health and social justice advocates, law enforcement, policy makers, outreach workers, funders, city planners, healthcare providers, educators and others can discuss the realities of injustice and discrimination and develop solutions to address these realities and long-term implications.

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