These Virtual Mental Health Resources for Black Women Can Make All the Difference

Black lives matter, and so does Black mental health.

6/28/2020 3:37:00 PM

These Virtual Mental Health Resources for Black Women Can Make All the Difference

Black lives matter, and so does Black mental health.

that African Americans are 10 percent more likely to experience serious psychological distress. At the same time, only 30 percent of African American adults with mental illnesses get help each year, which is below the U.S. average of 43 percent.Racism and racial trauma continue to affect the mental well-being of Black people, who already face so many obstacles when it comes to receiving mental health treatment. As the

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, “Racism is a public health crisis.”If you feel like the(on top of living in a society that upholds systems of racism) are taking a toll on your mental health, here are some resources that could help you, your friends, or your family right now:Find a Therapist

Finding a therapist can be so daunting that it almost doesn’t feel worth it sometimes. Thankfully, there are organizations that have made it much easier for Black people to get connected.Therapy for Black Girls, founded by Joy Harden Bradford, PhD, compiled a useful directory of therapists who actually get it. (The organization also produces a podcast, publishes a weekly newsletter, and hosts free support groups on Thursday nights.)

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A Debate Over Identity and Race Asks, Are African-Americans ‘Black’ or ‘black’?A longtime push by African-American scholars and writers to capitalize the word black in the context of race has gained widespread acceptance in recent weeks, unleashing a deep debate over identity, race and power Seattle gave Blklivesmatter antifaintl City neighborhood ignores PUBLIC SAFETY FIRE washdems MayorJenny AmericanThinker OANN newsmax realDonaldTrump GOP WAGOP SeattleChamber SeattleCouncil Let SeattlePD RESTORE ORDER BlackLivesMatter This is one of those times white folks need to say 'OK' and capitalize Black. Like, if we can't do this small, easy thing for our Black brothers and sisters, we're never going to work up to the bigger and more important conversations that need to happen. BLM is a Marxist doctrine. They use violence.

Not My Job: We Quiz 'Black Monday' Star Don Cheadle On Black FridayDon Cheadle plays a stockbroker in Black Monday, the Showtime series that takes viewers back to the international market crash in 1987. waitwait invited him to answer 3 questions about Black Friday instead. waitwait Is it still ok to call the show by that name. It’s only a matter of time before the kids are offended waitwait Don Cheadle. That’s all I need to hear. ❤️ waitwait My rose has ripened

Whole Foods workers sent home for wearing Black Lives Matter masksA group of Whole Foods employees in a Boston-area store walked out to protest the company's policy that prevented them from wearing Black Lives Matter paraphernalia. amazonsucks boycottamazon It’s like people getting fired for wearing a maga hat or having a Trump bumper sticker Same same Good politics have always been separate from work environment cause not everyone may be in line with said cause or group.

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A Black Trans Lives Matter protest is happening in London this weekendOn Saturday, peaceful protesters will be marching to celebrate the Black trans community and to protest proposed transphobic legislation.

To Save Black Lives, and the Soul of Our Nation, Congress Must Act BoldlyRead CoryBooker KamalaHarris in Rolling Stone: Congress must act boldly to save black lives and the soul of our nation CoryBooker KamalaHarris They did and those 2 filibustered. CoryBooker KamalaHarris Stop supporting a socialist group that is bringing down America under the cover of racism ! AllLivesMattter CoryBooker KamalaHarris