University of Connecticut presents: Black + Mental Health + Matters

An artistic experience centering tenderness, Black mental health, and healing. Allies are welcome!

Get the Black + Mental Health + Matters Toolkit here.

Featured Campus and Community Resources:

SHAW at UConn:

UConn Minority Health Matters (IG Page)

Featured National Resources:

Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective
Black Mental Health Alliance
Crisis Text Line
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
Trans Lifeline
The Trevor Project


Date:March 28, 2022
Time:4:30 pm - 6:00 pm


University of Connecticut

Community Room - AACC

Workshop Evaluation

Click here to download a summary of the post-workshop evaluations.
100% of Black students said that the workshop felt like a place of refuge
85% of Black students felt the workshop equipped them with tools to help them heal and thrive
100% of those not already receiving support reported an increased likelihood to reach out for help
My main takeaway is to stay in touch with myself. I get lost many times in the distractions and comparisons with others. Taking time to recognize who I am, and what I’ve accomplished, I can feel much better. "
-UConn participant

Interactive Presentation

Films Screened

Films screened and discussed at this workshop

Still We Thrive
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