September 2020 – School of Education & Human Development

September 2020

September 25, 2020

Black in Mental Health – Self Care

In the black community, we believe in the grind and working 10x harder than everyone else in order to get where we want to be. Yet, in this flow and journey to making our dreams a reality we rarely take time to collect our thoughts or just breathe. Let’s start to change that. You deserve to put yourself first. Don’t let anyone make you feel guilty for saying no. Make time to […]
September 25, 2020

Black in Mental Health – Stories

For Black in Mental Health Stories, we humbly shared our peers’ experiences, an article on how racism is still very real today, and our interview featuring our very own Khara Vassell. We hope to empower black voices and encourage all to expand conversations about how sharing your stories can spark change. The stories shared were very personal and are not necessarily generalized to the whole population.
September 24, 2020

Black in Mental Health – Identity

What do you know about identity? Erik Erikson, a famous psychologist, called “identity development the key developmental milestone in adolescence.” And that’s true, to a certain extent.
September 23, 2020

Black in Mental Health – Anti-Black Racism

Graduate Student Sarah Fleurestil walks us through the dehumanization found in our country’s history and points us towards a future of hope in mental health.