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Mental Health and Wellness at Nobles: Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
Find resources to promote wellness and mental health, especially for the Noble and Greenough School community. Your suggested additions, improvements and changes are always welcome.
Although adults across races have similar rates of mental health concerns (except for indigenous populations, for whom problems are higher), there is great disparity in the number who seek treatment. Black, Asian-American and Hispanic adults are less likely to get help.
Black Mental Health/Wellness Resources
Through this link, visit the page on the Nobles racial justice LibGuide for mental health and wellness resources mainly by, about and for Black people. We welcome your suggestions as we try to create the most helpful and comprehensive guide possible.
Mental health activist, writer, speaker and survivor Hakeem Rahim shared his story at Nobles of having bi-polar disorder. Here, he talks about the importance of asking for help.
In this video from Seventeen, members of the LGBTQ+ community share what they've learned about self-acceptance, coping and being fulfilled.
Asian-American Women Speak Out
On this Good Morning America segment, Asian-American women speak out about mental health.
From Latinos Talk
On this episode of "Latinos Talk," from digital media company mitú, Latinx folks talk about the cultural pressures to suppress struggles with mental health, but also the rewards of dealing with them.
Disclaimer: This guide provides information for the Nobles community about where to go and who to talk to for support, and our counselors are always happy to help. That said, as with anything health-related, we urge you to seek professional advice. Some of the resources (books, multimedia, facts) may be triggering for individuals in the community. For assistance and advice, please reach out to a mental health professional.