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NAMI Sharing Hope: Mental Wellness in the Black Community

What Is Sharing Hope?

-Lack of information surrounding mental health issues can prevent people in

Black communities from getting the help and support they need.

-Sharing Hope is a pilot initiative by NAMI to address this issue.

The videos below are tools to start conversations.

Sharing Hope is a three-part video series that explores the journey of mental wellness in Black communities through dialogue, storytelling and a guided discussion on the following topics:     

  • Youth and Mental Wellness: “How Do You Heal?”             

  • Community Leaders and Mental Wellness: “The Art of Healing”

  • Black Families and Mental Wellness: “Smiling On Our Journey”

Have Questions about Sharing Hope?  Email:
BIPOC Directory and Resources


BIPOC Directory and Resource List by BIPOC 

Online BIPOC Support Group

by NAMI Seattle and NAMI South King County

Every Tuesday at 5-6:30pm
Black Minds Matter!
Support Group

by NAMI Bucks County

Every Monday at 4-5:30pm


Community Leaders And Mental Wellness: “The Art Of Healing”

A pastor, a therapist and a mental health professional have a conversation on mental health in the black community, a piece of art is then inspired. Watch the conversation and process in this video. This video is 11 minutes.


Black Families And Mental Wellness: “Smiling On Our Journey”

At the beginning of 2021, a brave and beautiful family sat down to discuss mental health between three generations of black women. This video is 9minutes.


Youth And Mental Wellness: “How Do You Heal?”

Incorporating mentorship into mental health care for youth. Watch the conversation between mentee, Saniyah, and mentor, Bernice, about feelings and trauma around the year 2020. This video is 10minutes.

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