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BIPOC Mental Health Resources

SELF-CARE FOR INDIVIDUALS WHO ARE BLACK, BROWN, INDIGENOUS AND PEOPLE OF COLOR

We recognize that many mental health conditions are being triggered as a result of the pandemic, the economic crisis, and repeated racist incidents and deaths. Learn more about mental health conditions including anxiety disordersdepression, and post-traumatic stress disorder.

ASHA International

Empowers people within underserved and underrepresented communities – immigrants, refugees, black, indigenous, people of color, and LGBTQ+ to share their stories to normalize conversations about mental health and inspire hope and well-being, one story at a time.

Black Mental Wellness

Provides access to evidence-based information and resources about mental and behavioral health topics from a Black perspective, as well as training opportunities for students and professionals.

Henry Health

Provides culturally sensitive self-care support and teletherapy for Black men and their families, currently in the pilot program available only to residents of MD, VA, and DC. Residents of other states can join the waiting list and will be notified when Henry Health is available in your state.

Ourselves Black

Provides information on promoting mental health and developing positive coping mechanisms through a podcast, online magazine, and online discussion groups.

Asian Mental Health Project

Aims to educate and empower Asian communities seeking mental healthcare.

Black Women’s Health Imperative

Advances health equity and social justice for Black women through policy, advocacy, education, research and leadership development.

Liberate Meditation

Provides app for meditation, created by BIPOC people for BIPOC community.

POC Online Classroom

Contains readings on the importance of self-care, mental health care, and healing for people of color.

Behavioral Health Division of the Indian Health Service

Promotes the integration of behavioral health and primary care treatment, while respecting the balance, wellness, and resilience of AI/AN people.

Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation

Raises money for mental health services provided by licensed clinicians in its network. Individuals with life-changing stressors and anxiety related to the coronavirus will have the cost for up to five (5) individual sessions defrayed on a first-come, first-serve basis until all funds are committed or exhausted.

The Loveland Foundation

Prioritizes opportunity, action, validation, and healing for communities of color with a particular focus on Black girls and women. Includes a therapy fund to provide assistance to Black women and girls seeking therapy nationally.

Real to the People

Offers free therapy services to help people cope, including a group support series four times/week.

Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM)

Aims to remove the barriers that Black people experience getting access to or staying connected with emotional health care and healing. It does this through education, training, advocacy, and the creative arts.

Brother You’re on My Mind

Raises awareness of the mental health challenges associated with depression and stress that affect Black men and families. The website offers an online toolkit that provides Omega Psi Phi Fraternity chapters with the materials needed to educate fellow fraternity brothers and community members on depression and stress in Black men.

Melanin and Mental Health

Connects individuals with culturally competent clinicians committed to serving the mental health needs of Black & Latinx/Hispanic communities. Promotes the growth and healing of diverse communities through its website, online directory, and events.

Sista Afya

Provides mental wellness education, resource connection, and community support for Black women.

Black Lives Matter Meditations

Provides guided meditation directed toward healing racial trauma.

Dear Black Women Project

Promotes affirmations, resources, therapist connections, and events for Black women by Black women.

The Nap Ministry

Explores and promotes the healing power of napping for BIPOC communities – with a focus on Black people – whose rest is challenged by the ever-present trauma in their lives.

The SIWE Project

Promotes mental health awareness throughout the global Black community.

Black Men Heal

Provides limited and selective free mental health service for Black men.

Ebony’s Mental Health Resources by State

Complies list of Black-owned and focused mental health resources by state.

One Sky Center

Provides resources for American Indigenous and Alaskan Indigenous communities for access to health, education, and research.

The Steve Fund

Supports the mental health and emotional well-being of young people of color.

Black Mental Health Alliance 
(410) 338-2642

Provides information, resources, and a “Find a Therapist” locator to connect with a culturally competent mental health professional.

Unapologetically Us

Provides an online community for Black women seeking support.

We R Native

Offers information about health, relationships, education for Indigenous youth.  Also offers various contests and grants.

LGBTQ+ Youth Mental Health Resources

The Trevor Project 

Provides crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and questioning (LGBTQ) young people ages 13-24.

  • The Trevor Lifeline: (866)-488-7386
  • TrevorChat : Available 7 days/week (1p.m.-6 p.m. PST)

Association for Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Issues in Counseling 

Delivers educational and support resources for LGBTQ individuals, as well as promoting competency on LGBTQ issues for counseling professionals

National Center for Transgender Equality 

Offers resources for transgender individuals, including information on the right to access health care.

 

Gay and Lesbian Medical Association’s Provider Directory

Helps locate LGBTQ-inclusive health care providers.

 

Association of Gay and Lesbian Psychiatrists 

Offers numerous resources for LGBT individuals experiencing mental health conditions and psychiatric professionals with LGBT clients.

LGBT National Help Center 

Offers confidential peer support connections for LGBT youth, adults and seniors including phone, text and online chat.

 

Be True and Be YouPDF download

Provides health guide for LGBTQ+ youth

 

Be The 1 To…


#BeThe1To is the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline’s message for National Suicide Prevention Month and beyond. The site includes the five action steps for communicating with someone who may be suicidal.

Each Mind Matters


Learn more about mental health and how to engage kids in important topics by accessing the resources at eachmindmatters.org. The organization has gathered a list of resources, including mental health resources for children and families, plus mental health resources for young adults.

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