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Rise in Asian American discrimination and violence during COVID is causing mental health crisis

Healthline, April 27, 2021

April 27, 2021

Rise in Asian American discrimination and violence during COVID is causing mental health crisis

“The double helix of the Asian American story is the United States wanting Asians to perform labor for the sake of society while ensuring that Asians remain vulnerable to violence and even death,” said James Kyung-Jin Lee, associate professor of Asian American Studies at University of California, Irvine.