While Health & Fitness can involve discussions of mental health, working with a licensed mental health practitioner is essential for fitness & wellness practitioners to stay in their scope of practice.
Looking for online support? Here is a list of resources to explore!
7 Best Online Anxiety Groups
Ranging from affordable, free & paid options
The Loveland Foundation
"Loveland Foundation is committed to showing up for communities of color in unique and powerful ways, with a particular focus on Black women and girls. Our resources and initiatives are collaborative and they prioritize opportunity, access, validation, and healing. We are becoming the ones we’ve been waiting for."
Ethel's Club-- for Black, Brown and people of color to come together in community
"At Ethel's Club, we see our members as unique individuals that deserve care, celebration, and healing. We believe that when we’re given the tools to thrive as individuals, we create new worlds when we come together as a community. We’re dedicated to providing those tools to encourage healing, inspiration, and communal care."
"At Sista Afya Community Mental Wellness, we believe that together, Black women across the African Diaspora can sustain their mental wellness through connecting to resources and supporting one another."
Black Therapist Podcast
"Black Therapist Podcast is a podcast where we discuss the unique issues people of color face when dealing with mental health issues and mental health diagnosis. Our host in Author Psychotherapist Nikita Banks, LCSW who not only helps other people to develop mental wellness routines but in the podcast talks a lot about her own."
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About the Author
Lily lives in the Bay Area of California with her husband. She loves to lift heavy, watch vintage movies and cheer on her fellow warrior queens!