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AVAILABLE NOW: The 2023 BIPOC Mental Health Toolkit (Mental Health America)

  • 1.  AVAILABLE NOW: The 2023 BIPOC Mental Health Toolkit (Mental Health America)

    Posted 06-15-2023 08:51:00 AM

    Mental Health America (MHA) has released their 2023 BIPOC Mental Health Toolkit in commemoration of Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month! 

    This year, the theme is Culture, Community, & Connection. Our lives are deeply intertwined with the environments around us. Who and what we are surrounded by impacts our mental health and overall wellness. In particular, Black, Indigenous, and people of color (BIPOC) populations are faced with disproportionate amounts of historical trauma and displacement that have challenged how these communities remain sustainable and continue to thrive. Despite countless attempts to take away power, erase histories, and diminish future successes, BIPOC communities continue to prosper. Culture, community, and connection are pillars that support and uplift BIPOC individuals when the dangers of oppression and systemic racism threaten the environments where BIPOC individuals live, work, play, and thrive.

    MHA's 2023 BIPOC Mental Health Toolkit provides free, practical resources, including information about how an individual's culture and community impact their mental health, tips for community advocacy, and ways to build connections with others. In this toolkit, you can find factsheets, worksheets, resources, sample messages, sample images, posters, and more. 

    Download the full toolkit here: BIPOC Mental Health Month | Mental Health America (mhanational.org)

    Adam Lustig
    Director, Center for Safe Schools
    National School Boards Association
    Alexandria, VA