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AAPI Mental Health Experts On How To Process The Trauma of Anti-Asian Hate

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A March candlelight vigil for victims of anti-Asian hate at The Laugh Factory in West Hollywood. (Matt Winkelmeyer/Getty Images)
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For some, the attacks on Asian Americans have led some to put up their guard, buying pepper spray and taking self-defense courses.

Others have channeled their anger into volunteering for community organizations and raising money for targets of hate incidents.

Still others have struggled with anxiety and despair.

In the face of collective trauma that many Asian Americans are sharing, LAist reached out to five mental health experts for advice on how to process the rise in anti-Asian racist acts nationwide.

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