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June 17, 2024

The Future of Community-Engaged Research in Black Mental Health

This blog focuses on why community-engaged research is important for mental health equity in Black communities, Dr. Arnold’s work in…

Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health, News, Wellbeing
The MHFA for Spanish-speaking Communities course in Liberal, Kansas, trained two dozen First Aiders
The MHFA for Spanish-speaking Communities course in Liberal, Kansas, trained two dozen First Aiders
April 16, 2024

Empowering Communities with Spanish Mental Health First Aid Courses

Deep in Kansas, a transformation is taking place, breaking cultural barriers and fostering open conversations about mental health. Liberal, Kansas,…

En Español, Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health, News
February 29, 2024

Dr. Kimberly Arnold on Advancing Mental Health in Black Communities

Dr. Arnold is an expert in health equity and using community-engaged research to reduce health disparities experienced by Black Americans.

Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health, News, Wellbeing
logo of black history month mental health resources
logo of black history month mental health resources
February 9, 2024

Black Mental Health Matters: A Resource Guide for Black History…

As we celebrate Black History Month, we’re sharing resources to help you support your peers, friends, and communities and be…

Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health, News, Resources
Coworker putting hand on another coworker's back
Coworker putting hand on another coworker's back
July 12, 2022

Why Employee Mental Health Should be Part of Your Diversity,…

Many organizations are prioritizing the implementation of effective diversity, equity, inclusion and belonging (DEIB) strategies to better support employees of…

Cultural Diversity, Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health, Workplace
Women of different backgrounds smiling
Women of different backgrounds smiling
July 6, 2022

Incorporating Diversity, Equity, Inclusion and Belonging into Mental Health First…

Historically marginalized communities, such as communities of color, face disproportionate challenges around access to and quality of mental health and…

Cultural Diversity, Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health
July 19, 2021

Supporting Minority Mental Health in the Workplace

Directly or indirectly, mental health and substance use challenges affect everyone. But for many people in communities of color, the…

Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health, News, Workplace
July 13, 2021

Five Ways to Support Diversity, Equity and Inclusion as a…

Interacting and working with people of diverse cultures and backgrounds is commonplace today, and we are presented with new experiences…

Cultural Diversity, Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health, News
July 6, 2021

The Impact of COVID-19 on Minority Mental Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted us in a variety of ways – everything from our social lives to our mental…

COVID-19, Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health, News
July 30, 2019

Trauma, Growth and Healing in Refugee Communities

My journey working with refugee communities started three-and-a-half years ago, when I worked as a case manager and coordinated employment…

Cultural Diversity, Guest Commentary, Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health, News
July 22, 2019

Five Ways to be More Culturally Aware

Think about your typical day. What do you see around you? Most likely, you will see people of all ages,…

Cultural Diversity, Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health, News
July 15, 2019

“Why is it still so hard for young people of…

“My mom is a preacher and she never made me feel like it would be weird [to go to therapy].…

Mental Health First Aid, Minority Health, News, Teen Mental Health