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Black History Month: Resources for Health & Wellness

Published February 08, 2022

Categories: Employees, IDEA Group, black history month, EAP

This year’s Black History Month theme is Black Health and Wellness. There are many online resources available to support this theme - here are some of the best:

  • Guided Resources (GuidanceResources.com): Flagship’s Employee Assistance Program offers emotional support, referrals and resources, healthcare navigation assistance, and more. The EAP is available to every Flagship employee.
  • OMNoire (OMNoire.com): Social wellness site for Black Women and other women of color that offers a free, online Community called “Breathe, Tribe”.
  • BLKHLTH (blkhlth.com): A safe online space for hard conversations about racism, health, and new ways forward. BLKHLTH’s podcast series is dedicated to improving the health and wellness of the Black community.
  • African American Wellness Project (AAWellnessProject.org):
    This comprehensive site is focused on improving health outcomes and promoting wellness in the Black community. Includes a symptom checker that is easy and intuitive.
  • The Nap Ministry (@thenapministry): This group communicates primarily on Instagram where they discuss the power of restorative rest in a community where sleep deprivation is a pervasive issue.