Who can help?
The university recognizes that the current events around racial justice, diversity, and civil unrest may be stressful for members of the Johns Hopkins Community, especially those with family and friends who are impacted. JHEAP counselors are available to faculty, staff, and their household family members at 888-978-1262, 24/7/365 to assist with emotional support and daily life assistance.
What resources are available to me, my family, my co-workers, and my team?
- Tips for Managers in the Workplace. Click here for information on the three common missteps for managers to avoid and three ways for managers to take meaningful action.
- Racial Justice, Diversity and Mental Health Resources. Click here to receive additional information on advocacy organizations and black mental health resources.
- Resources for Violence Against Asian Americans. Click here to receive additional information on advocacy organizations and resources for Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
- Talking with kids about injustice. Click here for a guide on how to talk to young children about injustices that they may already be aware of. This document will help with talking to kids about injustice and offers suggestions on responding to injustice.
- Additional Racial Discussion Resources. Click here for additional resources provided by the Office of Diversity, Inclusion and Health Equity. These resources include support resources for black individuals and communities such as Black Mental Health Alliance, Open Path Psychotherapy Collective, and Racial Trauma is Real information.
How can I get emotional support for myself or a family member immediately?
To receive emotional support in the moment, call 888-978-1262. You will be connected to a clinician in the moment, who will provide free, confidential, emotional support, and can help you to identify resources and next steps.
What if I am a manager concerned about a member of my team or my whole team related to race and emotional well-being?
Click here for more information on consulting with a JHEAP OnSite clinician, referring employees to JHEAP directly, making a referral, informal referrals, and crisis response services.