For resources regarding mental health support for Indigenous Students, other Students of Color, and Antiracism follow this link.
We are excited to announce our new service, Mosaic Dialog. This is a drop-in service for students who have BIPOC, international, or other identities that are underrepresented at Gustauvs. For more information, follow this link.
The Steve Fund Crisis Text Line Crisis texting line for young people of color. Text STEVE to 741741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
BlackLine (800) 604-5841 a peer-run support line which prioritizes support for persons in BIPOC communities. They also operate as an incident reporting line for experiences (or witnessing experiences of) abuse or physical and disrespectful behavior by police or vigilantes.
Crisis texting line for young people of color. Text STEVE to 741741 to connect with a trained crisis counselor.
Addressing Racial Trauma and Racial Battle Fatigue
Self-Care Tips for Black People Who Are Struggling With This Very Painful Week Vice article with self-care tips for Black people, in response to trauma in the wake of the killings of Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Chris Cooper, George Floyd, excessive police force against protesters, and the disproportionate impact of COVID-19 on Black communities.
Racial Battle Fatigue: What is it and What are the Symptoms? Article from The Medium
Healing in Action A Toolkit for Black Lives Matter Healing Justice & Direct Action
Stanford University Coping with general traumatic stress.
Mental Health Wellness Resources for Black Students
The Steve Fund Promoting the mental health and emotional well-being of students of color.
55 Mental Health Resources for People of Color By Online MSW Programs
Mental Health Issues Facing the Black Community Information on mental health issues within the Black community and how racism causes mental health. This resource also offers further resources for support.
Community Healing Network An organization whose mission is to support Black people in healing from anti-Black racism.
POC Online Classroom Self-care and mental health care for people of color and within activist movements.
Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective Toolkits and Education
Mary Ellen Strong Foundation Directory of Black mental health therapists in Minnesota and Wisconsin.
Black Mental Health Alliance Aims to develop, promote, and sponsor trusted culturally-relevant educational forums, trainings, and referral services that support the health and well-being of Black people and other vulnerable communities.
The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation Support and awareness of mental health issues within the African-American community.
Black Mental Wellness Providing access to evidence-based information and resources about mental health and behavioral health topics from a Black perspective, to highlight and increase the diversity of mental health professionals, and to decrease the mental health stigma of the Black community.
Ourselves Black A blog with narratives of “Positive self-image, family bonds, strong communities, and a sense of security are fundamental to mental health. For black people, each has been not merely undermined but at times outright attacked by the predominant narratives in place since this country’s inception.”
Alcohol Rehab Guide Black Americans and Alcohol
Online Counseling Program Blog: Mental Health Resources for Young People of Color Organizations, digital resources and videos, support groups, and therapy directories to help support the mental health of young people of color. This resource also provides a list of Instagram accounts of mental health educators, therapists of color, and community support pages.
Resources for Black Women
Black Women’s Health Imperative Aims to improve the health and wellness of Black women--physically, emotionally, and financially.
Black Girls Smile An organization focused on promoting the mental health of young African-American women. Their aim is to normalize discussions about mental health and provide education, support, and resources promoting positive mental health.
An Open Letter to Black Women About Mental Health Article from The Huffington Post
Resources for Black Men
Black Men Heal Providing access to mental health treatment, psycho-education, and community resources to men of color.
On Black Men and Mental Health Article from The Root
Resources for LGBTQ+ Students of Color
Rest For ResistanceA space for support and healing for queer persons of color by queer persons of color.
Trans Lifeline (877) 565-8860 A hotline and non-profit organization "offering direct emotional and financial support to trans people in crisis - for the trans community, by the trans community". Callers can connect with support staff who speak Spanish.
Are we missing something? Feel free to email firstname.lastname@example.org to suggest any additional resources.