September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month. According to the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), it’s “a time to raise awareness of this stigmatized, and often taboo, topic.” For those in crisis, 988 is the new three-digit phone number to call, text, or chat across the U.S., and they can be reached at https://988lifeline.org/ online…. Read more »
Wondering what titles the Library has on cultural diversity and disability as diversity? To help make browsing easier, we have put together a resource guide that offers that selection in one place. See the guide at: https://guides.libraries.indiana.edu/libiidc_cultural_diversity To help make browsing from afar easier, we have guides on many more topics as well. To see… Read more »
The IndianaDisabilityResourceFINDER.org is an online tool specifically designed to connect people with disability-related programs, services, and supports in their local community anywhere in Indiana 24/7. It can create a customized list of resources based on a person’s unique situation and needs. FINDER is easy to use and can support first-time users with a step-by-step guide, but… Read more »
The IIDC and its Library will be closed on Monday, July 4th in observance of Independence Day. Wishing you all a very safe and happy holiday!
This year, Indiana University will be celebrating Juneteenth in a much bigger way. In an email received from the president of the university, Dr. Pamela Whitten writes, “Indiana University will recognize this important day of freedom and independence annually, and for the first time on Monday, June 20, IU offices will be closed. This will… Read more »