Healthcare Resources

A collection of healthcare resources created by and for Black people.

The Student National Medical Association

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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Supporting current and future underrepresented minority medical students, addressing the needs of underserved communities, and increasing the number of clinically excellent, culturally competent and socially conscious physicians.

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National Organization of Blacks in Dietetics and Nutrition

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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Provide a forum for professional development and support of dietetics, optimal nutrition and well-being for the general public, particularly those of African descent.

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National Medical Association

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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Continues to be the conscience of American medicine by working to end the disparities in health care and to improve the quality of health of minorities.

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National Dental Hygienist Association

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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Promote the highest educational and ethical standards for dental hygienists.Create definite position statements on issues impacting the profession of dental hygiene.

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National Association of Black Narcotics Agents

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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To develop methods of improving the image of narcotic law enforcement as a viable career choice among members of the minority community, and to assist such law enforcement agencies in the recruitment of minority persons as employees

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National African American Insurance Association

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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Organized to create a network among people of color and others employed in or affiliated with the insurance industry

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Association of Black Women Physicians

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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Committed to the improvement of public health and welfare, through the advancement of knowledge concerning women and the community health.

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Black Women's Health Imperative

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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We target the most pressing health issues that affect Black women and girls in the U.S. through investments in evidence based strategies, bold programs and advocacy outreach on health policies.

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Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc.

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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Promote the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease, including Stroke, in Blacks and other Minorities and to Achieve Health Equity for all through the Elimination of Disparities.

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African American Breast Cancer Alliance

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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"Building awareness, networking, resources and support for Black women and men impacted by breast cancer. "

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White Coats for Black Lives

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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To dismantle racism in medicine and promote the health, well-being, and self-determination of people of color.

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Society for the Analysis of African American Public Health Issues

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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Promotes and utilizes research to inform scientific knowledge, program development and policy decisions, advocates for appropriate public policies for health promotion and disease prevention among African Americans,

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National Black Nurses Association Inc.

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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"NBNA Mission: To serve as the voice for Black nurses and diverse populations ensuring equal access to professional development, promoting educational opportunities and improving health. "

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National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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Mission: to improve minority health and reduce health disparities

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Black Ladies in Public Health

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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We connect people and organizations that prioritize the health and lives of Black women and their families.

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The National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE)

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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"Mission: to promote the advancement and development of Black health care leaders, and elevating the quality of health care services rendered to minority and underserved communities. "

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ElevateMed

https://www.elevatemed.org/

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Prioritizing physician workforce diversity. Closing the gap of financial inequity in medical education. Empowering the next generation of physician leaders.

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Southern Black Policy & Advocacy Netwrok

Reproductive/Preventative Health

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The Southern Black Policy and Advocacy Network is to improve health outcomes and to reduce social and economic disparities impacting Black communities living in the U.S. South.

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Black Men's Health Initiative

Reproductive/Preventative Health

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Focused on community competent prevention education and innovative interventions that will have direct results in lowering risk and improving the health status of Black men.

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PRINCESS JANAE PLACE

Reproductive/Preventative Health

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The mission of Princess Janae Place is to help people of trans experience maximize their full potential as they transition from homelessness to independent living.

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Gays and Lesbians Living In a Transgender Society

Reproductive/Preventative Health

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We approach the health and rights crises faced by transgender sex workers holistically using harm reduction, human rights principles, economic and social justice, along with a commitment to empowerment and pride in finding solutions from our own community.

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The Trevor Project

Reproductive/Preventative Health

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The leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer & questioning (LGBTQ) young people under 25.

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Black Aids Institute

Reproductive/Preventative Health

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Committed to exposing the systems and roots of oppression used around the world and in the US to particularly marginalize Black people as a whole.

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Sister Song

Reproductive/Preventative Health

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To strengthen and amplify the collective voices of indigenous women and women of color to achieve reproductive justice by eradicatng reproductive oppression and securing human rights

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National Black Disability Coalition

Reproductive/Preventative Health

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Nation’s organization for all Black disabled people. Membership and partners includes Black disabled organizations, disabled people, parents, family members, faith based, non-profits, and academic and policy leaders.

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Growing and Glowing

Reproductive/Preventative Health

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Growing & Glowing connects black women to resources and trusted partners to support the unique experiences of motherhood

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Black Health Care Coalition

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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Our mission to eliminate health disparities through advocacy, access to care and health promotion activities

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African American Health Program

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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To eliminate health disparities and improve the number and quality of years of life for African Americans and people of African descent in Montgomery County, MD

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Sisters Network

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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to increasing local and national attention to the devastating impact that breast cancer has in the African American community.

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National Black Child Development Institute

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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our mission to improve and advance the quality of life for Black children and their families through education and advocacy.

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Black Women's Health Imperative

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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We target the most pressing health issues that affect Black women and girls in the U.S. through investments in evidence based strategies, bold programs and advocacy outreach on health policies.

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Association of Minority Health Professions School,Inc.

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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Minority Health is a company specialised in digestive health

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Association of Black Cardiologists, Inc.

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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Promote the Prevention and Treatment of Cardiovascular Disease, including Stroke, in Blacks and other Minorities and to Achieve Health Equity for all through the Elimination of Disparities.

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African American Breast Cancer Alliance

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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Building awareness, networking, resources and support for Black women and men impacted by breast cancer.

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National African American Tobacco Education Network

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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facilitate the implementation and promotion of comprehensive policies, community-led programs and culturally competent public health campaigns that benefit African Americans.

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White Coats for Black Lives

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

Brief

To dismantle racism in medicine and promote the health, well-being, and self-determination of people of color.

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Society for the Analysis of African American Public Health Issues

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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Promotes and utilizes research to inform scientific knowledge, program development and policy decisions, advocates for appropriate public policies for health promotion and disease prevention among African Americans,

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National Black Nurses Association Inc.

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

Brief

NBNA Mission: To serve as the voice for Black nurses and diverse populations ensuring equal access to professional development, promoting educational opportunities and improving health.

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National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

Brief

Mission: to improve minority health and reduce health disparities

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Black Ladies in Public Health

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

Brief

We connect people and organizations that prioritize the health and lives of Black women and their families.

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The National Association of Health Services Executives (NAHSE)

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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Mission: to promote the advancement and development of Black health care leaders, and elevating the quality of health care services rendered to minority and underserved communities.

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Black Nurses Rock

Black Healthcare Professional Organizations

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Mission: To inspire and empower innovative leaders that will serve and educate vulnerable communities.

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COVID-19 and Sickle Cell Disease with special guests Dr. Milford W. Greene and Dr. Biree Andemariam.

Virtual Health Event

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Sickle Cell Disease is common among the black community. Please view for more information on how to combat COVID19 with Sickle Cell.

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The Black Health Matters Virtual Summit

Virtual Health Event

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World-class experts on African American health. Discussion of 11 topics including Fitness/Welnnes, Diabetes, Public Policy, etc.

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Black Women Birthing Justice

Maternal, Infant and Child Health

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Black Women Birthing Justice is a collective of African-American, African, Caribbean and multiracial women who are committed to transforming birthing experiences for Black women and transfolks

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Commonsense Childbirth

Maternal, Infant and Child Health

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helping women and families have better birth experiences.

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Ancient Song Doula Services

Maternal, Infant and Child Health

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At Ancient Song Doula Services we focus on the whole and not the parts. Through community, advocacy, reproductive/birth justice and education we aim to tackle some of the issues effecting communities of color.

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Mamatoto Village

Maternal, Infant and Child Health

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to creating career pathways for Women of Color in the field of public health and human services; and providing accessible perinatal support services

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The Black Maternal Health Caucus

Maternal, Infant and Child Health

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The Black Maternal Health Caucus is organized around the goals of elevating the Black maternal health crisis within Congress and advancing policy solutions to improve maternal health outcomes and end disparities.

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MomsRising

Maternal, Infant and Child Health

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MomsRising is a network of people just like you, united by the goal of building a more family-friendly America.

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Sista Midwife Productions

Maternal, Infant and Child Health

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provides education, training and consultations for communities, birth workers and organizations that work with child bearing families

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The National Birth Equity Collaborative

Maternal, Infant and Child Health

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NBEC creates solutions that optimize Black maternal and infant health through training, policy advocacy, research, and community-centered collaboration.

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Black Women for Wellness: Maternal and Infant Health Program

Maternal, Infant and Child Health

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utilizes policy and program development to call attention to the staggering rate of Black maternal and infant mortality in Los Angeles County.

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Modern Melanin Mom

Maternal, Infant and Child Health

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Blog that provides a safe space for mothers to be unapologetically black and themselves

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Black Mamas Matter

Maternal, Infant and Child Health

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Vision: We envision a world where Black mamas have the rights, respect, and resources to thrive before, during, and after pregnancy.

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Safeguarding Maternal Health and Rights in the United States During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Maternal, Infant and Child Health

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Insight about the maternal health outcomes. African American women are 3-4x more likely to experience maternal mortality than any other race.

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A Black Mamas Guide to Living and Thriving

Maternal, Infant and Child Health

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Providing resources and services to foster healthy mamas who have healthy babies that create healthy communities

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Black Maternal Health Momnibus Act of 2020

Maternal, Infant and Child Health

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Address racial and ethnic disparities and address the black maternal health crisis.

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The Shades of Blue Project

General Mental Health Resources

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dedicated to breaking cultural barriers in maternal mental health by raising awareness and ensuring action is taken to break the stigma surrounding seeking treatment in the minority community when experiencing complications after childbirth.

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Black Trans Advocacy Coalition

General Mental Health Resources

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he only national social justice organization led by black trans people to collectively address the inequities faced in the black transgender human experience

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Black Emotional and Mental Health

General Mental Health Resources

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remove the barriers that Black people experience getting access to or staying connected with emotional health care and healing.

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Center for Black Women's Wellness

General Mental Health Resources

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this legacy ensures that women and families will always have access to quality healthcare. We know physical, mental, emotional, and financial health is the foundation for full and productive lives where individuals can thrive and not merely survive.

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The Association of Black Psychologist

General Mental Health Resources

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mission and destiny as the liberation of the African Mind, empowerment of the African Character, and enlivenment and illumination of the African Spirit.

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Transparent Black Guy

General Mental Health Resources

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Black men need a platform where their healing is the priority

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The Loveland Foundation

General Mental Health Resources

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Committed to showing up for communities of color in unique and powerful ways, with a particular focus on Black women and girls.

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Brown Girl Self-Care

General Mental Health Resources

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Mission: Help Black women healing from trauma go from “every once in a while” self-care to EVERY DAY self-care

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Black Girl In Om

General Mental Health Resources

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Vision: a world where womxn of color are liberated, empowered & seen.

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Therapy for Black Girls

General Mental Health Resources

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online space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls.

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the siwe project

General Mental Health Resources

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dedicated to promoting mental health awareness in the global Black Community. Help reduce stigma by telling your story

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Black Mental Health Alliance

General Mental Health Resources

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Mission: To develop, promote and sponsor trusted culturally-relevant educational forums, trainings and referral services that support the health and well-being of Black people and other vulnerable communities.

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Black Health Matters

General Mental Health Resources

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Everything health and the black community

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