Processing Cards

The heal.be.live. Processing Cards are a socio-emotional learning (SEL) tool that uses visual images to engage Black youth and adults in in-depth discussions about their mental and emotional wellness. Ideal for schools, mental health providers, mentoring programs and organizations that provide SEL services for Black youth and adults. This resource will be available as a printed deck of cards, and a virtual deck of cards available via a mobile app and online platform that can be integrated with video communication tools such as: Zoom, Google Hangout, Microsoft Teams, etc.

"Soo I love how you can see how I'm feeling by...the card with different pictures...so I can get to the essence of whatever I'm feeling that day."


- Community Member, Southfield, MI

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"I have seen firsthand the ability to utilize art and visualizations in conjunction with facilitation to promote reflection, deeper thinking, and ultimately healing for a diverse set of students with differentiated needs and experiences. "


- Leadership Coach and Non-Profit Education, Detroit, MI

"The picture card activity is one of the most unique ways I've expressed myself. When I was having trouble translating what I felt and thought into words, the pictures on the cards came in handy. It was easier for me to explain how I portray the images and relate them to myself and my emotions."


- College Student, Detroit, MI

Processing Cards Demo

HOW TO USE: Move The heal.be.live. Processing Cards around to observe the images.

Use your fingers to pinch the images to maximize and minimize the images.

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