Mysteries of Mental Illness

Shelby Rowe | Decolonizing Mental Health

Special | 4m 55s  | Video has closed captioning.

Shelby Rowe was five when her grandmother asked her to hide her Certificate of Degree of Indian Blood. Like her, many Native youth grow up trying to pass as white which, as Rowe knows as a suicide prevention advocate, has adverse effects on their mental health. For trauma-informed mental healthcare to be effective, there has to be justice - something Native Americans have been denied systemically.

Aired: 07/15/21

Rating: TV-PG

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