Resources for Multicultural Communities
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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.
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.
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
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
Suicide Awareness and Prevention
Undocumented Students and Families
Mental Health in a post-DACA Era: Developed 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:
Advice on DACA.
Resources for Undocumented Youth.