Support When You Need It Most
Racism, discrimination and inequity can significantly affect a person’s mental, physical and spiritual health. Because we care about our team and want to acknowledge the challenges many of our team are experiencing, here are some resources and information that may provide help and support during these trying times.
- Black Lives Matter: Mental Health Resources For And By People of Color
- 44 Mental Health Resources for Black People Trying to Survive in This Country
- 8 Black Therapists on Their Best Advice for Coping Right Now
- Identity and Cultural Dimensions
- Mental Health Resources for the Black Community
- Persistent Trauma of Systemic Racial Inequities and the Perils of COVID-19
- Find Help: Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders
- Resources for Addressing Anti-Asian Racism
- How to Protect Your Mental Health While Fighting Racial Injustice
- Mental Health Resources for Young People of Color
Resources for All YMT Employees
YMCA of Middle Tennessee Employee Resource Groups
Email: From the CEO (includes event and DIG resources)
Employee Assistance Program (EAP):
All staff and their household members have access to this program that provides services to help with the everyday challenges of life that may affect health, family life and desire to excel at work.
Emotional Support Resources for Employees and Communities in Need:
For individuals who could benefit from talking with a qualified representative, the toll-free number, 866.912.1687, will be open 24 hours a day, seven days a week, for as long as necessary. The service is open to anyone and free of charge.
Resources from Chaplain Dori
- Chaplain Support: If you would like to connect with our Chaplain during this time for prayer, support, or a listening ear, please reach out to Dori Gorman by phone at 773-251-5587 or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org.