The month of July is BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) Mental Health Awareness Month. The Counseling Center at Tree City Church is committed to increasing awareness about BIPOC mental health and wellness. Impacts from the pandemic have disproportionately affected BIPOC groups, leading to increased stress and mental health concerns.
We encourage you to use and share the free resources and information on this post provided by Magellan Healthcare.
The Office of Minority Health is dedicated to improving the health of racial and ethnic minority populations through the development of health policies and programs that will help eliminate health disparities. https://www.minorityhealth.hhs.gov/default.aspx
Unconscious Bias – What it is and how to overcome it https://www.magellanhealthcare.com/documents/2021/06/unconscious-bias.pdf/
Racism and Mental Health https://www.magellanhealthcare.com/documents/2021/06/11629.pdf/
For BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month, join Magellan’s medical directors, Dr. Rakel Beall-Wilkins, MD, MPH, and Dr. Misty Tu, MD, as they share knowledge and tips to support BIPOC mental health and answer audience questions in this free webinar. Magellan Healthcare webinar, Understanding and overcoming unique issues for BIPOC mental health