JULY IS #MinorityMentalHealthAwarenessMonth
As a Suicide Prevention volunteer, this is such a weighty topic and I’m so here for it! My burden to raise #SuicideAwareness and #EndTheStigma surrounding Mental Health issues in communities of color and communities of faith; has only intensified!
If you or someone you know in crisis prefers to connect with resources geared toward minorities, here are a few options:
American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
Black Mental Health Matters
Therapy For Black Girls https://providers.therapyforblackgirls.com/explore/
The Confess Project (Boys & Men of Color) www.theconfessproject.com
Be encouraged! Welcome new faces!
The National Suicide Hotline
800-273-TALK (Veterans Press 1)
TEEN SUICIDE CRISIS HOTLINE- 800-852-8336 (Trained Teen Counselors)
The Trevor Project (LGBT Community) 866-488-7386
Trans Lifeline (Transgendered Community) 877-565-8860
The Grief Recovery HelpLine 800-445-4808
Crisis Text: Text HOTLINE to 741741
If outside the U.S visit http://www.suicide.org/international-suicide-hotlines.html for assistance
Remember YOU MATTER!
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