Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs)

This page is an index of ACHA and other resources on this topic. Resources include association projects, programs, publications, guidelines, and more. Additional information may be available under “External Resources.”

ACHA Resources

Cultural Competency Statement [pdf]

HBCU Coalition
Focuses on key issues regarding health services at HBCUs and the health outcomes of students who attend these institutions.

Ethnic Diversity Coalition
Provides multidisciplinary, multiregional education, advocacy, and research on ethnic diversity

10 Ways to Make Your Health Center More Welcoming for Diverse Students [pdf]

External Resources

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Office of Minority Health – Health Equity

U.S Department of Health and Human Services – Office of Minority Health

Equity in Mental Health Framework  
The Equity in Mental Health Framework provides colleges and universities with ten recommendations and implementation strategies to help inform and strengthen their mental health support and programs for students of color.

The Steve Fund
The Steve Fund (TSF) is the nation’s only organization focused on supporting the mental health and emotional well-being of young people of color.  The Steve Fund works with colleges and universities, non-profits, researchers, mental health experts, families, and young people to promote programs and strategies that build understanding and assistance for the mental and emotional health of the nation’s young people of color.

Anxiety and Depression Association of America – African Americans
Founded in 1979, the Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice, and research.