re:MIND Statement on Racial Injustice and Mental Health
In regards to local and national events, re:MIND would like to reiterate support for the Black community and emphasize the effects of racism are real. The impact of racial injustice on mental health is valid and a cause for concern. It is our responsibility as an organization to serve all and ensure everyone feels valued at our re:MIND peer support groups. As well, we want to reiterate this commitment to our re:MIND employees and our re:MIND supporters. We stand united in growing, learning and making this world a better place in the future. If at any time you have any concerns regarding re:MIND and our services, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org
Our staff has gathered together resources below to assist in supporting mental health during this time. We recognize mental health services can be hard to come by and want to encourage anyone seeking support to reach out to our online support group services.
The Link Between Experiences of Racism and Stress and Anxiety for Black Americans
Staying Apart, Together: What we can do now to stop racism
Mental health expert on racism how to cope with racial unrest