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Mental Health Advocates Request Resources For Black Neighborhoods

Dr. Kristee Haggins, an African-centered psychologist and is in partnership with the Unity of Sacramento and Sacramento Area Congregations Together (SacACT), joins Insight.

 

This past Saturday, Sacramento Mayor Darrell Steinberg issued a call to action for mental health physicians to donate their services to neighborhoods that are experiencing trauma. His call comes weeks after community members, specifically from the Meadowview neighborhood, asked for trauma care after Stephon Clark was shot there.

Dr. Kristee Haggins is an African-centered psychologist and is in partnership with the Unity of Sacramento and Sacramento Area Congregations Together (SacACT). She has some ideas on what mental health resources would be most effective for the black communities in Sacramento.

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