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CityNews speaks to Lin Fang about the toll that anti-Asian racism is having on mental health

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Associate Professor Lin Fang spoke to CityNews about the disturbing rise in anti-Asian racism and the impact that it has had on mental health. She shares her own experiences with anti-Asian hate and provides insight into barriers to accessing mental health services.
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Fang holds the Factor-Inwentash Chair in Children’s Mental Health and is the director of the Faculty’s PhD Program. She has over 10 years of clinical experience as a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York State. Prior to joining FIFSW, Fang was a research scientist and an adjunct assistant professor at Columbia University.

Fang’s program of research has focused on advancing the theoretical and empirical knowledge of positive child and youth development through etiology and intervention research as well as community-based research and services. She has published and presented widely in the areas of adolescent substance use, information and communication technologies (ICTs), and mental health and cross-cultural experiences among immigrant youth.


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