Additional Resources and Referrals

JHU Counseling Center – Coping with Traumatic Events PDF Document: PDF

101 Ways to Take Care of Yourself when the World Feels Overwhelming: http://www.upworthy.com/101-self-care-suggestions-for-when-it-all-feels-like-too-much?c=ufb2

Articles Related to Racial Trauma:

Racial Trauma: PDF Document: https://www.wheelock.edu/Documents/About/racialtraumaisrealManuscript.pdf

Psychological Toll of Racism: http://www.nytimes.com/2015/06/24/magazine/racisms-psychological-toll.html

Psychological Impact of Traumatic News: http://www.npr.org/sections/codeswitch/2015/07/02/419462959/coping-while-black-a-season-of-traumatic-news-takes-a-psychological-toll

Impact of Racial Trauma on African Americans: PDF Document: http://www.heinz.org/userfiles/impactofracialtraumaonafricanamericans.pdf

How White People can be Allies: http://www.theroot.com/articles/culture/2014/08/ferguson_how_white_people_can_be_allies/

Teaching and Discussion resources about Ferguson, Black Lives Matter, Racism: http://www.div17.org/resources/ferguson-mo-michael-brown-decision-resources/

Here’s some poetry that could also be healing for students addressing racism and Black American Identity: 17 Poems To Read When The World Is Too Much: https://www.buzzfeed.com/hannahgiorgis/lineage?utm_term=.qt4mkxeYV#.bhOzOYD4y