Anti-Racism Resources

“Every man of humane convictions must decide on the protest that best suits his convictions, but we must all protest.” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

Championed by the Office for Diversity and Inclusion with the support of UConn SHaW’s Diversity, Health Equity, and Inclusion committee, and other diversity champions across the university, this listing will continue to be updated as resources are identified.  Please feel free to circulate this information on social media and with your friends, family, and colleagues.

Last Edited 7-14-2021

UConn Student Support

For health and wellness resources, visit UConn Student Health and Wellness (SHaW)

For mental health consultation and support, visit UConn Student Health and Wellness (SHaW) Mental Health

Students can schedule a free brief appointment through the online scheduling "drop-in" option.

Please note: This option is not for students in crisis.

If you are currently facing a mental health crisis, please visit Crisis Support at UConn Health.

You can also visit the Cultural Centers and Programs for access to affinity-based community building. Feel free to drop in to their office hours

Guided Meditations for the Black Community

Therapy Options for the Black Community

Black Mental Health, Connect with a Culturally Competent Clinician

National Alliance on Mental Illness (CT) Virtual Support Groups

One Village Healing, free virtual wellness sessions

One Village Healing, Black Obsidian Men’s Group, an Intentional Online Affinity Healing Space for Black Men

Every Saturday 10:00am – 11:30am. RSVP for zoom link. Guided by Eric.

The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation

The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation’s vision is to eradicate the stigma around mental health issues in the African-American community.

Taraji P. Henson’s organization (named after her mother) is currently offering free therapy during COVID-19 pandemic

The Steve Fund, a mental health and suicide prevention organization specifically focused on young people of color

Therapy for Black Girls, Connect with a Culturally Competent Clinician for Black Women

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