JULY IS #MinorityMentalHealthAwarenessMonth

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!

Brittney Moses

https://brittneyamoses.com/ and Dr Thema Bryant Davis  https://www.drthema.com/ are great faith based resources.

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

NAMI https://www.nami.org/About-NAMI/NAMI-News/2020/NAMI-s-Statement-On-Recent-Racist-Incidents-and-Mental-Health-Resources-for-African-Americans.

Be encouraged! Welcome new faces!

Love y’alle

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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      1. Great to hear! Ms. Oneta here’s the link for the piece you asked for! https://authenticiteespeaks.com/2015/06/28/dedicated-to-our-son-of-color/


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