#32 Migration, Discrimination, and Mental Health Issues through Scientific Lens with researcher Shadia Rask (THL)
In this episode, we look through scientific lens on the impact of migration, and discrimination on mental health, and the representation of these topics in media. To learn more about these issues we spoke with Shadia Rask, research manager at the Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare (THL).
During more than a decade of work in the field, Shadia has contributed to important research impacting the lives of vulnerable individuals. She continues to work towards improving mental health services for all residents of Finland. Press play to hear Shadia’s take on the impacts of media representation on the stigmatization of mental illness, the need to increase accessibility to mental health services, and more.
Finnish Institute for Health and Welfare Homepage
Recent Study Mentioned by Shadia on the Underrepresentation of Immigrants in Finnish
Mental Health Services and Rehabilitation
Recent THL Mental Health Research