JULY IS BIPOC MENTAL HEALTH AWARENESS MONTH

Resources to Help Improve Care for the BIPOC Community

The COVID-19 pandemic has negatively affected the majority of Americans’ mental health, including the Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) community. This BIPOC Mental Health Awareness Month, Relias is sharing resources to help you address the mental health needs of this community in a way that is trauma-informed and person-centered.

KEY RESOURCES

Addressing Racism and Racial Trauma In Behavioral Healthcare

Human Services' Social Dilemma: How You Can Prioritize Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Efforts

DEI has recently become a focal point for organizations across the world. The human services industry has a unique opportunity to make a greater impact, as it directly affects a broad set of health outcomes and quality of life in a profound way.

In this panel discussion, you’ll hear three experts in the field discuss ways behavioral health providers and organizational leaders can help address racism and racial trauma in their services.

Building Reslience: Empowering Your Clients and Your Staff

What Is Racial Trauma? Understanding Race-Based Truamatic Stress

Read this white paper to understand how people can, and do, recover from trauma. By building upon existing strengths and applying new tools for coping, resilience is a skill that you can help clients to foster.


Understanding the effect of racial trauma among people of color is an important aspect of trauma informed care. This white paper provides an overview of how race-based trauma impacts individuals.

Addressing Racism and Racial Trauma in Behavioral Healthcare: A Review With the Experts

Crisis Prevention and Intervention Training in Human Services

Learn more about behavioral healthcare and its intersection with racism and racial trauma. Understand the foundations of what is considered racial trauma, how racism impacts individuals and families, and what behavioral healthcare clinicians can do to mitigate its effects.


This resource hub will help providers and their staff increase their understanding of crisis, improve their skills when handling crises, and give them knowledge to prevent and manage crises more effectively.



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E-BOOK

Creating a Trauma-Informed System of Care 

Download this e-book to learn how to become a trauma informed organization, including the key elements of the trauma informed model of care.

COURSE PREVIEW

Understanding and Addressing Racial Trauma in Behavioral Health

This course will move beyond a discussion of diversity and cultural competence by exploring current research and best practices for identifying implicit bias, understanding cultural contexts, and effectively addressing racial trauma with clients.

COURSE PREVIEW

Introduction to Trauma Informed Care

This training is designed for behavioral healthcare professionals who interact with individuals in a variety of behavioral healthcare settings, including those with basic to intermediate levels of experience with trauma.

THE RELIAS PLATFORM

Your Partner in Improving Outcomes for All Persons Served 

The Relias Platform enables human services providers to improve outcomes for all individuals they serve. Our platform helps your staff gain the knowledge they need to provide timely, evidence-based response methods that meet the needs of the individual and improve outcomes.

Training Content to Promote DEI

DEI training content specifically for human services organizations. Topics covered include:

  • Addressing Racial Trauma
  • Understanding Unconscious Bias
  • Social Determinants of Health
  • Children, Youth, and Families
  • Cultural Diversity and Cultural Competency
  • Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion for Healthcare Employees
  • Sexual Orientation and Gender Identity
  • Diversity in the Workplace
  • Military Cultural Competence