Urban Mental Health

After losing a parent to suicide at a young age and later struggling with alcohol addiction, anxiety, and depression, Kimme Carlos is committed to bringing awareness, hope, recovery, and wellness to inner-city communities. In this session, we talk to Kimme about the New Jersey grass-roots nonprofit she founded to empower individuals and families in urban communities through advocacy, education, and support: The Urban Mental Health Alliance.  


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  1. Living in neighborhoods characterized by residential ethnic segregation is associated with greater risk of depression and anxiety, versus living in less segregated neighborhoods ( 29 ,,). Our research group investigated the differential contribution of poverty and minority status at the community level on individual-level mental health, controlled by individual-level differences in SES and migration in an inner city population in Berlin, Germany ( 27 ) (

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