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in collaboration with 

Advocating for Your Black Child

A free, 8-week Psycho-Educational group designed specifically to support the needs of Parents & Caregivers of Black/African American children and youth (ages 9 -19 years old) who may be experiencing mental health and behavioral challenges.

  • Join other Parents and Caregivers in gaining a better understanding of common childhood mental health, neurological differences, and emotional challenges which may impact your child.

  • Develop the tools and understanding to inform your critical role as a Parent or Caregiver.

  • Access clinical support and practical resources specific to your family’s needs.

  • Gain support and validation around teaching your child how to navigate showing up in “white spaces”.

This group will be facilitated by skilled clinical, educational & medical professionals who are trained in addressing the behavioral health needs of youth and families. 

March 8th - April 26th
Tuesdays 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

online workshop: technical tools and support available 

Space is limited. Registration is required.

For more information please contact:

 

Ashley Brown-Hagan at NAMI San Francisco 

ashley@namisf.org or 909-313-2510

 

CameoTaylor at Kuumba Healing Project/ SFDPH

cameo.taylor@sfdph.org or 415-330-5751

Additional Educational Resources

Black Emotional and Mental Health Collection (BEAM)
Group aimed at removing the barriers that Black people experience getting access to or staying connected with emotional health care and healing. They do this through education, training, advocacy and the creative arts.

Black Mental Wellness
Provides access to evidence-based information and resources about mental health and behavioral health topics from a Black perspective, as well as training opportunities for students and professionals.

Ourselves Black
Provides information on promoting mental health and developing positive coping mechanisms through a podcast, online magazine and online discussion groups.

NAMI National Black & African American Resources:

Obtenga más información sobre la importancia de la salud mental negra

This recording of the NAMI SF sponsored Black Mental Health Summit: Black Mental Health and Contributing Factors, features a conversation between experts; Jaseon Outlaw, Ph.D. and Ricka L. White-Soso, MSW, LCSW, BIP, CEAT.  The conversation is facilitated by Tamuri Richardson, a leading Black mental health advocate in the Bay Area, a mental health peer, and professional speaker and author.

Literature

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The Unapologetic Guide to Black Mental Health:
Navigate an Unequal System, Learn Tools for Emotional Wellness, and Get the Help you Deserve
Black Fatigue: How Racism Erodes the Mind, Body, and Spirit
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Black Mental Health Matters:
The Ultimate Guide for Mental Health Awareness in the Black Community
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Urban Trauma: A Legacy of Racism