Below is a Letter to the Editor submitted to the New York Times regarding an article published in April 2021. As anticipated, the New York Times did not select this letter for publication. We the authors believe this issue is of paramount importance and have chosen to self-publish for distribution to our networks and beyond. Please contact if you are interested in signing onto this statement. All voices are welcome, including individuals with and without lived experience and mental health professionals and non-professionals.

To the Editor:

We write regarding the article published on April 7th, 2021 entitled “Behind New…

Lauren Gonzales

Lauren Gonzales, PhD is a psychology researcher, clinician, and advocate who studies sociopolitical influences on mental health.

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