BIPOC student mental wellbeing: Barriers, coping strategies and resources

The focus for this session is creating a space to explore BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) students mental wellbeing. Students will gain insight and take a deep dive into what mental wellbeing means and identify barriers to mental health. Students will learn coping strategies and identify resources on campus and in the community.


Objective 1: Students will explore the unique stressors of the BIPOC experience on mental wellbeing.

Objective 2: Students will learn mindfulness skills to improve overall mental wellbeing.

Objective 3: Students will learn to identify and access resources on campus and in the community to enhance wellbeing.

Presented by:

Soowhan Choi, PhD
Psychologist
Student Counseling Services, Iowa State University
Kaleena Johnson, MA, LMFT, IADC
Clinical Therapist
Student Counseling Services, Iowa State University