Community Conversations About Mental Health
At UMMS, we are committed to being a trusted resource for your physical and mental health. Our Not All Wounds are Visible series addresses important mental health topics, many of which have been made worse during the COVID-19 pandemic. Watch and listen to these important community conversations.
Unburdening Racism, Injustice and Inequity to Create a Path Forward
Our mental and spiritual health experts lead a purposeful conversation about the feelings that occur as a result of systemic racism and social injustice. Economic and health disparities are discussed and participants share thoughts and feelings that shape the mental health of our communities.
- Not All Wounds Are Visible - Unburdening Racism, Injustice and Inequity to Create a Path Forward (5/19/21)
Understanding Grief, Loss and Building Hope During the COVID-19 Pandemic
The COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in the loss of life, routines, traditions and normalcy, causing a loss of safety and freedom, all impacting mental health. This important conversation discusses managing grief, loss and how to build a wellness toolbox.
- Not All Wounds Are Visible - A Community Conversation: Understanding Grief, Loss and Building Hope During the COVID-19 Pandemic (11/12/20)
Coping with Racism and Racial Trauma
This two-part webinar series provides information about racism and racial trauma and discusses coping mechanisms, including sharing strategies for self-care and support.
- Watch Coping with Racism and Racial Trauma - Part I (6/16/20)
- Watch Coping with Racism and Racial Trauma - Part II (6/18/20)
Mental Health and COVID-19 series
Isolated but Connected (4/23/20)
Learn the importance of staying connected with family and friends to help lower feelings of social isolation during this time of physical distancing.
Helping Children Cope (4/21/20)
Parents and caregivers will hear tips about helping children and teens navigate the COVID-19 pandemic.
Protecting your Mental Health (4/16/20)
Learn effective tools for supporting your emotional health and managing the stress associated with the COVID-19 pandemic.