Minority Mental Health Month

july 2021

Strength in Communities

Established in 2008, the purpose of Minority Mental Health Month is to enhance awareness and improve access to mental health services in minority communities. This year's theme, Strength in Communities, highlights the alternative mental health supports created by QTBIPOC persons to address gaps in mainstream healthcare systems.

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Featured Resources

Free Continuing Education

Develop culturally and linguistically appropriate communication services with these free, online training modules. CEUS are available for physicians, health care administrators, mental health professionals, nurses, and more. Content is available in English and Spanish.

Strength in Communities Toolkit

This comprehensive toolkit provides insight into the mental health supports utilized by QTBIPOC communities and information for harnessing community care and self-directed care in developing culturally-based practices.

Take a Mental Health Screening

Take a pulse of your own mental health. Take one of these free, online screenings to assess your emotional wellbeing and to receive resources tailored to your results.

Learning Library

HHS Office of Minority Health

The Office of Minority Health offers resources and publications, a CLAS implementation guide for providing culturally and linguistically appropriate services, and shareable graphics for Minority Mental Health Month.

National Alliance on Mental Illness

Engage with NAMI’s interactive resources by submitting your own story or watching the Strength Over Silence video series, a docuseries highlighting the experiences of individuals across backgrounds and communities.

Mental Health America

Discover information, resources, and articles on topics such as racism and mental health, racial trauma, BIPOC communities and COVID-19, and more.

GatorCare Resources

Emotional Wellness Resources

Explore resources compiled by GatorCare for enhancing your emotional wellness. Discover mindfulness and meditation resources, support groups near you, an emotional wellness toolkit, and more.

Cultural Wellness Resources

Explore resources for increasing your fluency with diverse cultures (including your own) and for promoting inclusivity, diversity, and social justice in your community.

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Talkspace

GatorCare-covered members ages 18+ are eligible to receive free online counseling and psychiatry services through Talkspace. Communicate with your provider wherever you are, whenever is best for you.