University of California Irvine presents: Black + Mental Health + Matters (Online)

An artistic experience centering tenderness, Black mental health, and healing. Allies are welcome!

Download your Black + Mental Health + Matters toolkit here.

Featured Campus and Community Resources:

Umoja Program, UC Irvine

UCI Counseling Center

Featured National Resources:

Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective
Black Mental Health Alliance
Crisis Text Line
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Trans Lifeline
The Trevor Project


Date:May 11, 2022
Time:3:30 pm - 5:00 pm

Workshop Evaluation

Click here to download a summary of the post-workshop evaluations.
100% of Black students said that the workshop felt like a place of refuge
100% of Black students felt the workshop equipped them with tools to help them heal and thrive
100% of those not already receiving support reported an increased likelihood to reach out for help
My main takeaway was that there are many different factors that can play a role in ones mental health. "
-Workshop Participant

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Still We Thrive
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Mental Health Services Oversight and Accountability Commission The MHSOAC provides vision and leadership, in collaboration with clients, their family members, and underserved communities, to ensure Californians understand mental health is essential to overall health. MHSOAC holds public mental health systems accountable, provides oversight for eliminating disparities; promotes wellness, recovery and resiliency; and ensures positive outcomes for individuals living with serious mental illness and their families.