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Health Equity and Racism


National Council for Behavioral Health: Addressing Health Equity and Racial Justice

Faces and Voice of Recovery: Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Action Plan

The National Academies of Science, Engineering and Medicine: COVID-19 and Black Communities

PsychHub has compiled a doucment of Race, Racism and Mental Health Resources. This includes organizations, books and online resources.

Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention (MCSP): Widening the Lens: Exploring the Role of Social Justice in Suicide Prevention, A Racial Equity Toolkit

The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has released resources that can be applied to health clinics, treatment centers and recovery spaces:

Pacific and Southwest Mental Health Technology Transfer Center: Black History Month Resources

The Kennedy Forum: "Take a Stand for Black Mental Health"

Thema Bryant-Davis, Tyonna Adams, Adrianna Alejandre, and Anthea A. Gray, "The Trauma Lens of Police Violence against Racisl and Ethnic Minorities"

  • Published in the Journal of Social Issues, Vol. 73. No.4, 2017, pp.852-871

The Child Mind Institute has created resources about how to discuss racism and violence with children. Click the links below to access the resources:

The Sentencing Project: Racial Disparities in Youth Incarceration Persist

Huffington Post's Jillian Wilson article called "One Way To Be an Ally Right Now? Support Black Mental Health"

University of Orange's free three-phase online book group, which is reading From Enforcers to Guardians: A Public Health Primer on Ending Police Violence. Click here to register.

American Academy of Pediatrics: Racial Disparity Seen in Child Abuse Reporting

Harvard Business Review: How Employee Assistance Programs Can Help Your Whole Company Address Racism at Work

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