Black Mental Health & Healing Justice Peer Support Training
**Registration for our September Training in Atlanta, GA is now OPEN. Please click here or the flyer to register.
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Course description: BEAM's Black Mental Health & Healing Justice Peer Support training is a two day, mental health literacy and healing justice training for people working, living in and supporting Black communities.
The training equips participants with 101 knowledge of mental health issues, myths and challenges in Black communities and provides participants with tools and skills to offer healing justice informed peer support.
Who is the course for: This course is for anyone offering any form of peer or emotional health support in Black communities; including but not limited to; activists, advocates, educators, HIV/AIDS workers, substance use support counselors, yoga teachers or anyone else offering support services to Black communities.
After this training participants will be able to:
Name and identify common mental health diagnoses and challenges in Black communities with accurate information.
Name and identify common treatments for mental health challenges.
Challenge and provide accurate information on common myths on medication, psychology and mental health in Black communities.
Apply and provider peer emotional support through a healing justice framework.
Identify and map out resources for mental health in their own communities.