Resources for Race Related Violence

Resources for caring for your emtional and mental well-being in general and related to race related violence:

  1. Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective offers events, education, and tips on emotional wellness strategies. Connect with them on Facebook
  2. Asian Mental Health Collective: strives to advance Asian Mental Health, community blog and a podcast, and as a therapist directory. 
    1. Hosts a youtube channel on Asian Mental Health
  3. The MGH Center for Cross-Cultural Student Emotional Wellness: a volunteer organization that provides fact sheets, webinars, a blog, research, and volunteering opportunities.

  4. Grief is a direct impact of racism: Eight ways to support yourself
  5. Talking about Race: Self-Care
  6. Tips for Self-Care: When Police Brutality Has You Questioning Humanity and Social Media is Enough

Specialized Meditation:

  1. Great content from Liberate Meditation on Facebook and the app is available on Android and IOS in app stores
  2. Black Lives Matter Meditations by Dr. Candice Nicole

Rcognizing when you or someone you know may need to seek increased support:

  1. NAMI: Black/African American Mental Health
  2. NAMI: Latinx/Hispanic Mental Heatlh
  3. Sista Afya: Common Mental Health Conditions that can Affect Black Women

Off Campus Therapeutic Resources:

  1. Therapists
    • PerLinda Rhodan, Licensed Social Worker, MSW, LISW-CP, West Ashley
    • Tita Johnson, LPC, Offices in Multiple Locations, 803.524.5069,
  2. Directories you can use to find Black/African American and Latinx/Hispanic therapists:
  3. Texting Support: Steve Foundation has a text line for young people of color to reach a trained crisis counselor. Text Steve to 741741.