Publications | Resources

Happy BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month!

July is Black, Indigenous and People Of Color (BIPOC) Mental Health Awareness Month – also known as Bebe Moore Campbell Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. The shift to “BIPOC” aims to prioritize individual identities and celebrate diversity while lifting up the importance of culturally-responsive care.

We hope the following resources support you in caring for the young people in your life this month and throughout the whole year.


News & Resources

Database of Minnesota Mental Health Providers of Color

13 Children’s Books by Black Authors & Illustrators That Celebrate Youth & Families of Color

For Families, Schools & Healthcare ProvidersResources to Support American Indian/Alaska Native Transgender & Two-Spirit Youth

To be BIPOC, Disabled and Fighting for Justice

New Narratives Podcast: Highlighting Stories of Asian America

Student Challenges Underrepresentation of Black Skin in Medical Books with Illustration of a Black Fetus in Utero

Finding a Latinx Professional Changed My Whole Idea of Therapy

New Narratives are Necessary for True Diversity in Children’s Books

Resources to Support LGBTQIA+ People of Color

Finding Joy & Resilience in Indigenous Queer Stories


Trainings & Resources

Hmong Disability Justice

2 CEHs | Live Webinar: Tuesday, July 12 | Recording Available Until August 11

Centering disability justice in the work that we do is critical to achieve liberation and freedom for all oppressed people. Ableism, the oppression of people with disabilities, is prevalent and deeply rooted in all Minnesota institutions and systems.  This information will provide a basic overview of disability justice through a Hmong cultural lens.

Presented by Mai Thor, 2021 Bush Fellow


The Current Climate: Disparities of Mental Health for Black and Brown Children into Adulthood

2 CEHs | Live Webinar: Tuesday, July 12 | Recording Available through August 11

Did you know that Black people are more often diagnosed with schizophrenia and less often diagnosed with mood disorders compared to white people with the same symptoms? This webinar will take a look at the mental health disparities of black and brown children and families, how they can develop into life-long effects and what providers can do to make a difference. This webinar will explore history and research, and provide time for attendees to reflect on their role within the mental health systems of today.

Jazlynn Paige, PhD, NCSP, School Psychologist, Founder – Paige Psychological Consulting