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Addressing Law Enforcement Violence as a Public Health Issue | American Association of Public Health

Adverse Community Experiences and Resilience: A Framework for Addressing and Preventing Community Trauma | Prevention Institute 

‘Bear Our Pain’: The Plea For More Black Mental Health Workers | NPR, Yuki Noguchi

Behavioral Health Equity for Black/African American People: Data, Reports, and Issue Briefs | SAMHSA 

Black & African American Communities and Mental Health | Mental Health America

Double Jeopardy: COVID-19 and Behavioral Health Disparities for Black and Latino Communities in the U.S. | SAMHSA

Free Racialized Trauma Course | Cultural Somatics Institute

Free Therapist-Led Support Group for Those Affected by Racial Trauma | Talkspace

Healing the Hidden Wounds of Racial Trauma | Kenneth V. Hardy

How Racism, Trauma, and Mental Health Are Linked | Christine Herman, PhD & Shardé Smith, PhD

How Restorative Yoga Can Help Heal Racial Wounding |Gail Parker

Mending Racialized Trauma: A Body Centered Approach A conversation between Rebecca Wong and Resmaa Menakem

Racial Trauma is Real: The Impact of Police Shootings on African Americans | Dr. Erlanger A. Turner & Jasmine Richardson

Racism is Trauma | Judith Sandalow, Executive Director, Children’s Law Center

Representation Matters in Social Work: We Need More Black Therapists by Relando Thompkins-Jones

Ring the Alarm: The Crisis of Black Youth Suicide in America | The Congressional Black Caucus Emergency Task Force on Black Youth Suicide

The Link Between Experiences of Racism and Stress and Anxiety for Black Americans: A Mindfulness and Acceptance-Based Coping Approach| Jessica R. Graham-LoPresti, PhD, Tahirah Abdullah, PhD, Amber Calloway, MA, & Lindsey M. West, PhD, Anxiety.org 

The Link Between Racism and PTSD | Dr. Monnica T. Williams, Psychology Today

Post Traumatic Slave Syndrome – America’s Legacy of Enduring Injury and Healing by Dr. Joy DeGruy

The Trauma of Racism | New York University Silver School of Social Work

Widening the Lens: Exploring the Role of Social Justice in Suicide Prevention – A Racial Equity Toolkit | Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention

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Resources for Mental Health Providers

 

Treating Mental Health in the Black Community Learn how you can better serve Black clients from therapists and trainers Donna Oriowo, PhD, LICSW, Shawan Worsley, PhD, LMFT, LPCC, and Michael Jones, EdS, LPC-S. Hosted by Ben Caldwell, PsyD, LMFT and Education Director at SimplePractice 

Improving Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professionals (Free Online Training) | HHS

Understanding Racial Trauma-Informed Interventions | Alexandra Pajak, LCSW, Social Work Today

Uncovering the Trauma of Racism: New Tools for Clinicians | Dr. Monnica T. Williams, Psychology Today