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Mental Health Resources

 

  • National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN)
    • Mission: increase access to healing justice resources for queer and trans People of Color (POC)
    • Highlights: directory that helps locate QTPOC therapists across the country
    • Link: https://www.nqttcn.com/
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    These resources are intended to support the mental health of people of color. 

    Therapy for Black Girls

    • Mission: make mental health topics more relevant and accessible for Black women
    • Highlights: helps connect Black women with virtual and in-person therapy services, posts weekly podcasts covering topics like mental health and personal development
    • Link: https://therapyforblackgirls.com/
  • Boris Lawrence Henson (BLH) Foundation
    • Mission: provide scholarships to Black students seeking careers in the mental health field, provide wellness resources for young POC, eradicate the stigma around mental health issues in the African-American community
    • Highlights: directory that helps locate mental health providers and programs serving POC, opportunities for virtual therapy
    • Link: https://borislhensonfoundation.org/
  • Inclusive Therapists
    • Mission: make the process of finding culturally responsive, social justice-oriented therapists simpler and safer
    • Highlights: directory that helps locate mental health providers and programs serving POC, mental health blog postings
    • Link: https://www.inclusivetherapists.com/
  • Melanin and Mental Health
    • Mission: connect individuals with culturally competent clinicians committed to serving the mental health needs of Black & Latinx/Hispanic communities
    • Highlights: directory that helps locate mental health providers and programs serving POC, podcast covering topics related to mental health
    • Link: https://www.melaninandmentalhealth.com/
  • Healhaus
    • Mission: provide an inclusive space focused on holistic health and wellness, building a community that is dedicated to changing the stigma attached to healing
    • Highlights: daily yoga and meditation livestreams, virtual workshops covering mental health topics, virtual therapy services
    • Link: https://www.healhaus.com/
  • Ethel’s Club
    • Mission: create healing spaces that center and celebrate POC through conversation, wellness, and creativity
    • Highlights: digital membership that includes book clubs, group workouts, wellness salons, guided meditations, creative workshops, exclusive artist Q&A’s, DJ sets and listening sessions
    • Link: https://www.ethelsclub.com/about
  • The Loveland Foundation
    • Mission: bring opportunities, healing, empowerment, and liberation to communities of color, especially to Black women and girls through fellowships, residency programs, listening tours, and more
    • Highlights: provides financial assistance for Black women and girls seeking mental health services
    • Link: https://thelovelandfoundation.org/
  • Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective
    • Mission: remove the barriers that Black people experience getting access to or staying connected with emotional health care and healing through education, training, advocacy and the creative arts
    • Highlights: mental health toolkits and worksheets, journal prompts for wellness, Black Virtual Therapist Network directory that helps locate licensed Black therapist offering telemental health services
    • Link: https://www.beam.community/
  • Black Therapists Rock
  • The Association of Black Psychologists
    • Mission: liberation of the African Mind, empowerment of the African Character, and enlivenment and illumination of the African Spirit
    • Highlights: therapist resource directory to connect people with psychologists who are members of the The Association of Black Psychologists
    • Link: http://www.abpsi.org/find-psychologists/
  • Therapy for Black Men
    • Mission: provide proactive, multiculturally competent care to men of color
    • Highlights: directory to help men of color in their search for a therapist
    • Link: https://therapyforblackmen.org/
  • Zencare
  • Therapy for Queer People of Color
    • Mission: increase access to quality and inclusive mental healthcare for queer and trans POC through empowerment & education.
    • Highlights: directory to help connect queer and trans POC with quality and inclusive services from providers who are passionate and dedicated to meeting their unique needs
    • Link: https://therapyforqpoc.com/
  • Ayana
    • Mission: address the strong lack of engagement between minorities and the mental health care industry which arises as a result of cost, stigma, and lack of cultural competency by matching users with licensed professionals that share their unique traits, values, and sensibilities
    • Highlights: directory to help members of marginalized and intersectional communities connect with affordable therapists, match clients with therapist using an algorithm that matches them based on their unique traits, values, and experiences
    • Link: https://www.ayanatherapy.com/
  • Black Mental Wellness
    • Mission: addressing mental health and wellness concerns specific to the Black community
    • Highlights: informational resources about mental health, strategies for improving mental health and wellness, compilation of mental health apps, videos, and podcasts
    • Link: https://www.blackmentalwellness.com/
  • Open Path Psychotherapy Collective
    • Mission: provide middle and lower-income level individuals, couples, families, and children with access to affordable psychotherapy and mental health education services
    • Highlights: directory to help connect individuals with affordable mental health services
    • Link: https://openpathcollective.org/open-path-staff/
  • National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI)
    • Mission: provides advocacy, education, support and public awareness so that all individuals and families affected by mental illness can build better lives
    • Highlights: host in-person and online support groups, educational classes, and community events
    • Link: https://www.nami.org/home

 

 

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