Anti-racism and mental health resources: microaggressions

A PowerPoint and guidance on delivering a presentation about microaggressions to staff members.

A microaggression is ‘an act or a remark that discriminates against one or more members of a minority group, either deliberately or by mistake’.

Research has found that experiencing microaggressions can have a significant impact on mental health.

This resource is comprised of a PowerPoint presentation to deliver in a staff meeting, along with accompanying guidance for the person delivering the meeting.

The presentation will cover:

  • what microaggressions are
  • the mental health impact of experiencing microaggressions
  • how to avoid committing microaggressions
  • what to do if they experience or witness a microaggression.

Using this resource

This resource is designed for:

  • use by staff at primary and secondary schools

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