There has been substantial progress since the late Bebe Moore Campbell first addressed the need for help regarding mental health awareness for African Americans, and other minorities.
In May 2022, Ms. Campbell was honored by Mental Health America, and you can read more about her formidable contribution to mental health care for Black and African American Communities at this link https://www.mhanational.org/blog/pioneer-equitable-mental-health-honoring-bebe-moore-campbell
Listen to my podcast about Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. Then use the resource links below to find websites, which have numerous tools to assist you, or someone you know in the minority community who could benefit from using these websites and tools.
BEAM – Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective- is dedicated to providing mental health support to those in need and to those who require information for this difficult challenge. Tools for assistance can be located at their website.
To GET HELP NOW – Click this link: https://beam.community/get-help-now/
There you will find 24/7 Phone Hotline numbers, and Mobile Crisis Units information and much more.
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NAMI – National Alliance on Mental Illness – https://www.nami.org/help
Has plenty resources to provide assistance. To contact the NAMI HelpLine, please call 1-800-950-NAMI (6264), Monday through Friday, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., ET, or send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Use this link to text and connect with a Crisis Counselor – https://www.crisistextline.org/
Mental Health Podcasts:
Therapy for Black Girls
5 Top Podcast Recommendations for Minority Mental Health Awareness Month https://medtruth.com/articles/health-features/minority-mental-health-month-podcasts/
Therapy for Black Men –
Safe Black Space
Best Mental Health Podcasts
All the best in Wellness & Wellness Connected Power!