July is National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month. It was designated as such by the U.S. House of Representatives in 2008, with the goal of improving access to mental health treatment and services through increased public awareness. The Steve Fund is the nation’s only organization focused on the mental health and emotional well-being of students of color. Right at this moment, there are students of color who are failing academically, suffering emotionally and/OR in some cases are facing serious risk, because population-specific factors influencing mental health are too poorly understood and not acted upon.

But we are taking action. The Steve Fund recently has:

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