Anthony Fauci, M.D. delivers a prescription of hope in the midst of this global pandemic and sets the record straight after getting name-checked twice during the presidential debate. Plus, Office Hours is in session as Cornel West and Tricia Rose check in on our collective and personal mental health.
Producer’s Note: This was recorded a few hours before it was revealed that President Trump tested positive for COVID-19.
Mental Health Resources:
For young people of color seeking culturally-responsive counseling, text STEVE to 741741 or visit their website at https://www.stevefund.org/. The Steve Fund is dedicated to equity in mental health by supporting the emotional well-being of students of color, and was founded by Professor Rose’s brother in honor of her nephew.
☀︎ Also see the Steve Fund’s full report on promoting mental health for young people of color in the time of COVID here: https://www.stevefund.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/09/CRISIS-RESPONSE-TASK-FORCE-STEVE-FUND-REPORT.pdf
For crisis counseling and support related to COVID-19, call the Disaster Distress Helpline (1-800-985-5990) or text TalkWithUs to 66746.
For those experiencing a suicidal crisis, call the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (1-800-273-8255), or text HOME to 741741 for the Crisis Text Line.
Assistance is also 24/7 through that Lifeline and their website suicidepreventionlifeline.org.
Folks can also call the NAMI Helpline at 800-950-NAMI. Or in a crisis, text “NAMI” to 741741.
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Creator/EP: Jeremy Berry
EP/Host: Cornel West
EP/Host: Tricia Rose
Producer: Allie Hembrough
Producer: James Artis
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