Appreciation for Rachel Miller, Jenna Wortham, Wesley Morris, Dr. Matthew Steinfeld, and Kim Tran for inspiring many of the tips here, as well as the wide community of mental health practitioners who are caring for our communities during this time.
We Care For Ourselves and Others in Trump’s America - episode of Still Processing podcastAnti-Racism Resources from Cal State East Bay’s Office of Diversity - Resources for education and action
Please note that these resources are not associated with Cal State East Bay Counseling Services. Descriptions are taken from the resources themselves.
Real to the People is offering free group therapy in light of Covid-19 and racial trauma.
Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation is offering up to 5 free therapy sessions with licensed, culturally competent clinicians through a Covid-19 free virtual therapy support campaign, while funding lasts.
Liberate App - Free meditation app targeted toward Black, Indigenous, and People of Color.
BetterHelp - Offering one month of free remote therapy.
Conversations on Black healing - the Black Emotional and Mental Health collective (BEAM) offers a video series on Black healing. They also list a network of Black therapists offering services remotely
Between Sessions Podcast - the organization Melanin and Mental Health offers a free podcast about mental health and communities of color. They also have a list of therapists specializing in work with minoritized communities.
Sista Afya - Community Mental Wellness organization focusing on sustaining Black women. Includes extensive section on Mental Wellness Information and Resources, including ways to start a healing journey, build social support, find services and ways to pay for them, and apps and hotlines that could be helpful.
Tapping Meditation - Dr. Damon Silas leads a trauma intervention focused on Black, Indigenous, and people of color in this short video
Mending Racialized Trauma: a Body Centered Approach with Resmaa Menakem (episode of Connectfulness podcast)
Therapy for Black Men - therapist directory and resources
Ethel’s Club - “Digital Membership club” for and by people of color allows access to cultural and wellness events online.
Inclusive Therapists - list of therapists who celebrate minoritized identities. Includes options for free or reduced cost services.Black Mental Health Alliance - Offers referrals to culturally-competent and patient-centered licensed therapists.
DACA Thriving Tuesdays - In collaboration with Fuller Theological Seminary, the Thrive Center for Human Development has been hosting DACA Thriving Tuesdays, a weekly webinar that will further expand on self-care tips and resources for undocumented individuals with or without DACA. Join them on Facebook Live every Tuesday at 10:00 AM through June 23, 2020. Past sessions are available online.
DACA Mental Health Coping Guide - compiled by Sofia Mendoza, LCSW using Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Trauma informed interventions.
Coping with DACA and Immigration Related Stress - specific coping strategies from German Cadenas, PhD.
Mental Health in the Post-DACA Era: Building Strength in Undocumented Latinx’s, DACA Recipients, and Those Who Love Them - a resource from the National Latino/a Psychological Association
Embracing Strengths and Vulnerabilities for Thriving and Resilience - from the Thrive Center for Human Development.Resources for Wellness During Covid-19 - from the Emerson Collective. Includes crisis support, anxiety management, mindfulness and movement, resources for children and teenagers, and resources in Spanish
My Undocumented Life - up-to-date information and resources for undocumented immigrants
Tangible Support for Undocumented Communities During Covid-19 - from Immigrants RisingResource Bank for DREAMers - legal, educational, media, and other resources from TheDream.Us
A Guide to Providing Mental Health Support to Immigrants Affected by Changes to DACA and the Covid-19 Pandemic - From Informed Immigrant. Considerations for staff and faculty working with students affected by the DACA decision
Preparing for the Upcoming Decision and its Aftermath - Recommendations for administrators, educators, counselors, and students.Check out the UndocuAlly page on the Cal State East Bay website or email UndocuAlly@csueastbay.edu to get involved
California Immigrant Resilience Fund - Raising money to support undocumented Californians who are not able to receive federal relief money for Covid-19
Minnesota Freedom Fund - support bail for people arrested during protests in MinnesotaReclaim the Block - organizes Minneapolis community and city council members to move money from the police department into other areas of the city’s budget that truly promote community health and safety.
Voices for Black mental health:
Voices for change: