Tool Kits & Education 

 Image from an Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Training in Jackson, Mississippi.

Image from an Emotionally Intelligent Leadership Training in Jackson, Mississippi.

Articles:

"Why Black Mental Health Literacy Matters"  - Written by Founder of BEAM, Yolo Akili Robinson, this article explains BEAM's SJM (Social Justice Informed Mental Health Literacy) Approach. Read here. 

The Enduring Impact of Emotional Intelligence (Report from the Black AIDS Institute on BEAM's work). Read here. 

Filling our Cups: 4 Ways People of Color can Foster Mental Health and Practice Restorative Healing (Features BEAM's work).  Read here. 

Tips and Tools for Building Black Love- Written by Founder of BEAM, Yolo Akili Robinson Read here. 

Healing Justice is How We Can Sustain Black Lives- By Prentis Hemphill 

Read Here. 


 

Videos

“Getting Real About Your Mental Health” - BEAM’s Executive Director was featured on media mogul Shonda Rhime’s website Shondaland, talking about mental health in Black communities and BEAM’s work. Click here to watch the full video!


 

Toolkits

Emotional Management Strategies for Community Based Organizations

In collaboration with ETR & Associates, BEAM provides tools and an activity guide for implementing healing justice strategies in organizations and movement spaces navigating loss, or crises. Click here to view. 


BEAM  Healing & Accountability Wheel

The BEAM Healing & Accountability Wheel draws on the work of previous wheels to serve as a guide on how to build loving relationships. Download here.

Activity Guide here. 


Healing Intimate Partner Violence In Black Gay Communities: Condensed Slides from an Online Training .  Download here. 


The Feelings Wheel: Developed by Dr. Gloria Wilcox, the feelings wheel is a great tool to help expand our emotional intelligence and vocabulary. Download here. 


Black Mental Health & HIV/AIDS - At the Intersections: BEAM joins the Black AIDS Institute’s Brown Bag Lunch Series for a conversation about the intersection of HIV/AIDS and Mental Health. Click here to listen to the webinar recording.

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Healing Justice Toolkit: Toolkit created by Black Lives Matter (BLM) Healing Justice Working Group for building healing justice into direct actions. Download Here.


 

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