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Read the following article regarding diversity:

Diversity in Everyday Discourse: The Cultural Ambiguities and Consequences of "Happy Talk", Joyce M. Bell and Douglas Hartman

Address the following:

  1. How do you see the individualism that is central to the American mainstream as being specifically in conflict with these definitions of diversity?
  2. Choose one of the five race groups and explain the past and present cultural views and stigmas regarding mental health. In addition, what positive changes is each race implementing to end taboo perceptions and move forward with services and resources, both formally and informally, to address mental health needs?
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