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Health Equity.

Violence and Health Equity Fact Sheet

Race-based stress and trauma resources for support

From the American Psychological Association:

WASHINGTON – The American Psychological Association has many resources available for the media and the public in covering and dealing with the aftermath of the recent violence in Charlottesville, Virginia.

Among them:
Talking to kids about discrimination. This document can help parents and other caretakers understand how to broach the topics of discrimination and difference with young children. 

RESilience: Uplifting youth through healthy communication about race provides resources to assist parents and others in promoting strength, health and well-being among youth of color. 
How to talk to children about difficult news offers insights on how to guide these conversations with children while making them feel safe. 

Discrimination: What it is, and how to cope makes suggestions for healthy ways to deal with being the target of discrimination. 

Building resilience to manage indirect exposure to terror. The ability to adapt well to unexpected changes and events can help people manage distress and uncertainty. Here are some techniques. 

Helping your children manage distress in the aftermath of a shooting. Although no shooting occurred during the Charlottesville incident, many of the tips in this document are relevant for helping any child who is distressed by violence. 

In addition, APA's 2015 Stress in America survey found that most American adults reported having experienced discrimination, and that regardless of the cause, experiencing discrimination is associated with higher reported stress and poorer reported health. 
Report highlights:  www.apa.org/news/press/releases/stress/2015/highlights.aspx 
Full report: www.apa.org/news/press/releases/stress/2015/impact-of-discrimination.pdf

Surviving and Resisting Hate: A Toolkit for People of Color

Showing Up for Racial Justice: http://www.showingupforracialjustice.org/about

Resources on Antisemitism and Holocaust Denial and Distortion: https://www.ushmm.org/confront-antisemitism/resources

Understanding White Privilege: https://www.cpt.org/files/Undoing%20Racism%20-%20Understanding%20White%20Privilege%20-%20Kendall.pdf

NAACP: http://www.naacp.org/

Self-Care for people of color after psychological trauma: http://www.justjasmineblog.com/blog-1/self-care-for-people-of-color-after-emotional-and-psychological-trauma



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Veterans and Service Members

Suicide Awareness and Prevention

Suicide by race, gender, and age. Data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (2015)

Undocumented Students and Families

Mental Health in a post-DACA EraDeveloped by the National Latina/o Psychological Association and United We Dream to guide immigrant youth on how to take care of their mental health post-DACA.

Toolkit: Mental Health and Self-Care: Designed to alleviate stress and anxiety of folks, keep ours families secure, and give the reader tools to incorporate stress reducing activities within their daily lives.

Resources for Educators:

Stress Related to Immigration Status in Students: A Brief Guide For Schools

NILC Mental Health and Civil Rights Resources

Responding to Everyday Bigotry

DRC Resources for Educators

Advice on DACA.

Five things you should know about DACA by the National Immigration Law Center

What do I need to Know if the DACA program ends by the Immigrant Legal Resource Center

Beyond Deferred Action: Long-Term Immigration Remedies Every Undocumented Young Person Should Know About. 

5 things to know about Trump's announcement to end DACA by United We Dream

Resources for Undocumented Youth.

Dreamer Intake Service for Legal Help through Educators for Fair Consideration (E4FC)

Mental Health Emergency Toolkit

Mental Health Resources

How to Work Regardless of Immigration Status

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