The Psychological Trauma of Systemic Racism

With Dr. Dina Cuervo

Dr. Dina  spoke with Matt of The Maverick Show podcast about the psychological Trauma of Systemic Racism. She talks about the concept of “toxic stress” that is created through institutionalized racism.  She then explains how racism functions as a form of dehumanization and emotional abuse that has caused ongoing individual and collective injury.

 

She also emphasizes the vital importance of increased police training around mental health and trauma.

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