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The world feels like it's crumbling, but your world might have already felt fragile. However, it’s important to care for your mental health and not bottle it up. Find new coping mechanisms to use everyday to help you get through those challenging moments.

Research has told us that African Americans are at exponentially greater risk for health problems due to prolonged exposure to systemic racism, institutionalized discrimination, microaggressions, and chronic stress. Dr Alfiee Breland-Noble brings light to the topic in order to help create change.
The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation is committed to changing the perception of mental illness in the African-American community by encouraging those who suffer to get the help they need.
African Americans are 20% more likely to experience serious mental health problems than the rest of the general population. Discover a safe place to break the stigma and learn more about mental health.
Don’t have a place where you feel you can be heard and understood? The Black Mental Health Alliance has a trusted forum for culturally-competent mental health programs and services for Black and marginalized communities.
Mental health struggles don’t discriminate by color, race, gender, or identity. However, breaking the stigma in communities or finding a provider who understands you can be challenging.

We've worked with physicians and mental health professionals to gather resources for helping people cope with the challenges of COVID-19. Our hope is that the habits we make now will last longer after the pandemic ends.

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