Supplemental Documents to Accompany the Care and Nurture Team’s first COVID-19 Video:
Positive Ways to Respond to COVID-19 from University of California, San Francisco’s Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.
Sexual Assault Resources:
National Sexual Assault Hotline – The Rape, Abuse and Incest National Network uses the 24/7 National Sexual Assault Hotline to connect you to a trained staff member. The advocacy group uses the first six digits of your phone number to route you to a local affiliate organization that can provide details about resources in your area. This call is confidential. Staff members won’t report your call to law enforcement unless required to by the laws in your state. Call: 800-656-HOPE (4673).
National Domestic Violence Hotline – People who are experiencing domestic violence or have questions about getting out of violent situations can call the National Domestic Violence Hotline. This 24/7 confidential hotline connects you with trained advocates who can provide resources and tools to get you to safety. They can also help concerned friends or family members.
Loveisrespect – The trained peer advocates at Loveisrespect can provide confidential support, education, and resources to young adults who have experienced sexual assault. Chat on loveisrespect.org. Text loveis to 22522.
National Deaf Hotline – The Deaf Hotline provides confidential instant messaging for deaf individuals who have experienced sexual assault. You can also email deaf advocates at email@example.com. Chat now at thehotline.org.
BLACK HEALTH FACTS AND STATISTICS: A KNOWLEDGE MOVEMENT
#BlackHealthFacts demonstrates how both the physical and mental health of Black Americans continue to be impacted by racial inequities and biases, most recently by the coronavirus pandemic. Here are just a few considerations:
Stigma is a barrier for addressing mental health among Black Americans.
Mistrust of the healthcare system among Black Americans negatively impacts their health.
Finding culturally responsive care is hard for Black Americans.
It’s vital to prioritize self care for mental health. The pressure to be the strong Black woman can be bad for health.
To learn more, go to this link to access a video and more important information: #BlackHealthFacts and Statistics: A Knowledge Movement | Everyday Health