Elevating Conversations Webinar #1: Managing Mental Health During Uncertain Times

In our first installment of the Elevating Conversations webinar series, AnitaB.org CEO and President Brenda Darden Wilkerson discusses the impacts of managing mental health during uncertain times with two industry experts: Ananya Cleetus, Founder of Anemone; Dr. Christina Villarreal, Advanced Certified Personal and Executive Coach; and Jaime-Alexis Fowler, Founder and Executive Director of Empower Work.

Watch the full recording below. Scroll down to see our list of resources to help you connect, learn, and find support during these difficult times.

Resource Link Participant
QPR Gatekeeper Training (Suicide Prevention Training) https://qprinstitute.com/individual-training Molly Lee
Space developed to present mental health topics in a way that feels more accessible and relevant. https://therapyforblackgirls.com/ Lucia Hicks-Williams
Helpers is a free 6 week course which uses psychological theory and techniques to help people stay supported during the coronavirus pandemic and beyond. Using evidence-based approaches, like Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, and Behavioral Activation to help people become more in tune with their emotional wellbeing and what might help when things feel difficult https://www.helpers.tools/ Nicole Lin
Sexual Abuse and Sex Solutions (SASS) is here to help you rebuild your relationships and renew your commitment to a healthy sex life https://www.sasstherapy.com/ Lucia Hicks-Williams
Better understand yourself so that you can connect more deeply with others https://www.bbxx.world/ Lucia Hicks-Williams
Therapists of Color (TOC) Consultation Group and Support Community Encouraging therapists of color to have an active voice in the psychotherapy profession http://www.therapistsofcolor.org/directory.html Lucia Hicks-Williams
Psychology Today is a resource to locate a therapist. https://www.psychologytoday.com/us Susan Paul
National Database to find your ideal therapist of color and boost your wellness journey with content written by and for people of color. innopsych.com Susan Paul
For mediation and calming mind https://www.headspace.com/ Farheen Samad
A weekly podcast that discusses mental health and overall day to day life issues a new adult faces https://www.stitcher.com/podcast/the-awkward-adult Farheen Samad
App for sleep, anxiety and stress https://insighttimer.com/ Shreya Gokhe
Podcast in Spanish for self-care and to start your day in a good mood https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC0rUXiMGm_GHN7Mb2v4HgPw Josseline Perdomo
Mental health crisis mobile app (allows users to make customized crisis plans, access emergency resources, coping skills and a virtual grounding box) http://www.anemoneapp.io/ Ananya Cleetus
Waking Up with Sam Harris meditation guide Waking Up with Sam Harris – Discover your mind. Jessie Arora
Targeted events for students https://community.anitab.org/event/college-students-use-your-digital-presence-to-network-and-grow-your-hireability-index Natasha Green
App for Sleep, Meditation and Relaxation Calm.com Susan Paul
Mental Health America provide mental health resources, surveys and also mental health first aid training www.mhanational.org Susan Paul
7 cups free meditation app https://www.7cups.com/ Jaime-Alexis Fowler
Stop, Breathe, Think free meditation app https://www.stopbreathethink.com/meditations/ Jaime-Alexis Fowler
Empower Work provides free, confidential support via SMS or web chat https://www.empowerwork.org Jaime-Alexis Fowler
Liberate Meditation is a Meditation + Wellness app created for people of color https://liberatemeditation.com/ Susan Paul
Join the AnitaB.org community https://anitab-org.mobilize.io/registrations/groups/23218 Natasha Green


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