Tips and Tools

(stay tuned for updates over time...we are a work in progress)

How are you "filling your cup" each day?

Here are resources to help attend to our emotional, mental health and well being, that assist in increasing our insight around issues relevant to health and wellbeing, that help to fill our cup for the labor at hand each day. They are diverse, considerate of inclusivity of the range of diverse individuals that make up our communities. Search through and hoping you find some that are a fit for you.

Resources for those who have or who work with Youth

Children's TV Shows that Support Representation and the mental health of our little ones

Children's TV Shows Supporting Representation

Kiddle. Here is information about a great international figure who has inspired many, on a website resource tailored for kids called.


Learning for Justice

Learning for Justice

Martin Luther King, Jr. Center for Nonviolent Social Change. Here is a wonderful resource that I value sharing with youth and adults. Established in 1968 by Mrs. Coretta Scott King,

The King Center

Resilience Initiative, Successful Black Parenting Magazine

Resilience Initiative

Resilience: Preparing Children and Teens to Thrive

Fostering Resilience

Resilience in AAPI Families during COVID-19 Pandemic

Resilience in AAPI Families

Respect Diversity Foundation, for youth helping to promote tolerance, acceptance and affinity across differences.

Respect Diversity Foundation

Social Justice and Healing from the Impact of Racism Resources

AAPI Youth Rising

Academics for Black Survival and Wellness

Coming Together: Talking to Children About Race and Identity

Equal Justice Initiative

Ibram X. Kendi Recommends 10 Books to Better Understand the History of Racism in America

The Long History of Racism Against Asian Americans in the U.S.

'Model Minority' Myth Again Used As A Racial Wedge Between Asians And Blacks

Racial Trauma Toolkit

Respect Diversity Foundation, for youth helping to promote tolerance, acceptance and affinity across differences.

Rochester Racial Justice Toolkit

Clinical Resources

(stay tuned for updates over time...we are a work in progress)

Community Support Resources for Black/African American, Indigenous, Asian American, Indigenous Hawaiian, Pacific Islander, Latinx Identified

Diversity, Equity, Inclusivity Resources for all

Academics for Black Survival and Wellness

The Center for Learner Equity

Creating Culturally Inclusive Safety in the Group Process

The Great Unlearn: Curated by Rachel E. Cargle

Native Governance Center A Guide to Indigenous Land Acknowledgements

Native Land Digital

The People's Institute for Survival and Beyond

Racial Equity Tools


Spoken Project

Understanding and Knowing How to Manage Microaggressions

White Awake: Waking Ourselves for the Benefit of All

White Supremacy Culture

Mental Health Data

Institute for Sexual and Gender Health

National Institute of Mental Health

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Association

The World Health Organization

Mental Health Organizations

Professional Organizations

National Association of Social Workers (NASW)

National Association of Black Social Workers (NABSW)

National Association of Social Workers NY State Chapter (NASW NY)


American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA)

The American Indian and Alaska Native Society of Indian Psychologists (

Association of Black Psychologists (ABPsi)

Association of LGBTQ+ Psychiatrists (AGLP)

Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA)

AAPA Division on LGBTQQ

Asian Neuropsychological Association

Health Professionals Advancing LGBTQ Equality

National Latinx Psychological Association (NLPA)

World Professional Association for Transgender Health

Podcasts, YouTube, Apps

Safety and Suicide Prevention

Encuentro Latino, National Institute on Family Violence (culturally specific esources

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline




National Domestic Violence Hotline

1-800-799-SAFE (7233)

National Trafficking hotline


Chat, Text 233733



Trevor Lifeline



(stay tuned for updates over time...we are a work in progress)

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