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Posttraumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)


What is PTSD? Free PTSD Screening




Abuse





Suicide


Learn more about prevention and treatment for suicidal thoughts/actions National Suicide Prevention Lifeline




LGBTQIA+


  • The Trevor Project: (866) 488-7386
    The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.
  • Gay, Lesbian, and Straight Educational Network (GLSEN)
    A national network of educators, students, and local GLSEN chapters working to make the right of every student to a safe, supportive, and LGBTQ-inclusive K-12 education a reality.
  • The Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender National Hotline: (888) 843-4564
  • The GLBT National Youth Talkline (youth serving youth through age 25): (800) 246-7743
    Both provide telephone, online private one-to-one chat and email peer-support, as well as factual information and local resources for cities and towns across the United States.




Self-Injury


  • Self Abuse Finally Ends (S.A.F.E)
    Addresses individuals coping with non-suicidal self-injury, including locally-based information, support and therapy referrals.
  • To Write Love on Her Arms
    To Write Love on Her Arms is a non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide. TWLOHA exists to encourage, inform, inspire, and also to invest directly into treatment and recovery.
  • Self-injury.net
    Information for recovery and online forum




HIV/AIDS


National AIDS Hotline (800) 342-AIDS / (800) 344-7432 (Spanish) / (800) 243-7889 (TDD)




National Hotlines





Trauma


  • APA.org/topics/trauma
    The American Psychological Association's resources for survivors and their loved ones.
  • Disaster Distress Hotline: 800-985-5900 or text TalkWithUs to 66746
    Help for anyone experiencing emotional distress related to natural or human-caused disasters. Supported by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA)
  • Traumasurvivorsnetwork.org
    Informational website with online support for survivors and their loved ones.




Grief





Anger





Anti-Racism


What you can do:

For Parents: Articles:
  • “America’s Racial Contract Is Killing Us” by Adam Serwer | Atlantic (May 8, 2020)
  • Ella Baker and the Black Freedom Movement (Mentoring a New Generation of Activists
  • ”My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant” by Jose Antonio Vargas | NYT Mag (June 22, 2011)
  • The 1619 Project (all the articles) | The New York Times Magazine
  • The Combahee River Collective Statement
  • “The Intersectionality Wars” by Jane Coaston | Vox (May 28, 2019)
  • Tips for Creating Effective White Caucus Groups developed by Craig Elliott PhD
  • White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack” by Knapsack Peggy McIntosh
  • “Who Gets to Be Afraid in America?” by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi | Atlantic (May 12, 2020)
Videos to watch:
  • Black Feminism & the Movement for Black Lives: Barbara Smith, Reina Gossett, Charlene Carruthers (50:48)
  • "How Studying Privilege Systems Can Strengthen Compassion" | Peggy McIntosh at TEDxTimberlaneSchools (18:26)
Podcasts to subscribe to:
  • 1619 (New York Times)
  • About Race
  • Code Switch (NPR)
  • Intersectionality Matters! hosted by Kimberlé Crenshaw
  • Momentum: A Race Forward Podcast
  • Pod For The Cause (from The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights)
  • Pod Save the People (Crooked Media)
  • Seeing White
Books to read:
  • Black Feminist Thought by Patricia Hill Collins
  • Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Dr. Brittney Cooper
  • Heavy: An American Memoir by Kiese Laymon
  • How To Be An Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
  • I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings by Maya Angelou
  • Just Mercy by Bryan Stevenson
  • Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad
  • Raising Our Hands by Jenna Arnold
  • Redefining Realness by Janet Mock
  • Sister Outsider by Audre Lorde
  • So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
  • The Bluest Eye by Toni Morrison
  • The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
  • The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
  • The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century by Grace Lee Boggs
  • The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
  • Their Eyes Were Watching God by Zora Neale Hurston
  • This Bridge Called My Back: Writings by Radical Women of Color by Cherríe Moraga
  • When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America by Ira Katznelson
  • White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo, PhD
Films and TV series to watch:
  • 13th (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix
  • American Son (Kenny Leon) — Netflix
  • Black Power Mixtape: 1967-1975 — Available to rent
  • Clemency (Chinonye Chukwu) — Available to rent
  • Dear White People (Justin Simien) — Netflix
  • Fruitvale Station (Ryan Coogler) — Available to rent
  • I Am Not Your Negro (James Baldwin doc) — Available to rent or on Kanopy
  • If Beale Street Could Talk (Barry Jenkins) — Hulu
  • Just Mercy (Destin Daniel Cretton) — Available to rent
  • King In The Wilderness — HBO
  • See You Yesterday (Stefon Bristol) — Netflix
  • Selma (Ava DuVernay) — Available to rent
  • The Black Panthers: Vanguard of the Revolution — Available to rent
  • The Hate U Give (George Tillman Jr.) — Hulu with Cinemax
  • When They See Us (Ava DuVernay) — Netflix
Organizations to follow on social media:
  • Antiracism Center: Twitter
  • Audre Lorde Project: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • Black Women’s Blueprint: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • Color Of Change: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • Colorlines: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • The Conscious Kid: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • Equal Justice Initiative (EJI): Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • Families Belong Together: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • The Leadership Conference on Civil & Human Rights: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • MPowerChange: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • Muslim Girl: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • NAACP: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • National Domestic Workers Alliance: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • RAICES: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • Showing Up for Racial Justice (SURJ): Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • SisterSong: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
  • United We Dream: Twitter | Instagram | Facebook
More anti-racism resources to check out:
  • 75 Things White People Can Do for Racial Justice
  • Anti-Racism Project
  • Jenna Arnold’s resources (books and people to follow)
  • Rachel Ricketts’ anti-racism resources
  • Resources for White People to Learn and Talk About Race and Racism
  • Save the Tears: White Woman’s Guide by Tatiana Mac
  • Showing Up For Racial Justice’s educational toolkits
  • The [White] Shift on Instagram
  • “Why is this happening?” — an introduction to police brutality from 100 Year Hoodie
  • Zinn Education Project’s teaching materials
Additional Lists of Resources:





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