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In recognition of Black History month, Mental Health and Counseling services would like you to know about several important resources:
Mental Health America highlights black trailblazers in the field of mental health. https://mhanational.org/black-history-month
This page also offers other mental health resources for the black community as well as other communities of color who have experienced racial trauma.
Watch Idella Johnson as she shares her personal story of mental illness. https://youtu.be/zhgTCsYLG5g
Mental health website created by Megan Thee Stallion that has many resources for black women and men
National Alliance founded to address challenges young boys of color face. This page offers opportunities to get involved.
Blog that addresses stigma and barriers to mental health within the black community. Offers several important resources.
Guide for understanding, supporting and having conversations around the intersectionality of race and sexual orientation
Please also note there are counseling and crisis resources available to you as a PSC/WVU student:
In-person counseling available with Michelle House, firstname.lastname@example.org/304-788-6976 Virtual counseling available through TalkSpace, www.talkspace.com/wvu Crisis/After hours: connect with a trained counselor at 304-788-6977 or text WVU to 741741; National Suicide Hotline: 988
BIPOC students, faculty and staff: You are a valuable part of our campus community and our global community. Please reach out if you are struggling with your mental health.
To the campus community: Please use these resources to learn how to be an ally in the fight against racial injustice and racial trauma.
Together we are stronger!
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