Mental Health: Taking Care of Yourself and Loved Ones

PFLAG is the first and largest organization for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer (LGBTQ+) people, their parents and families, and allies. Their mission is to build on a foundation of loving families united with LGBTQ+ people and allies who support one another, and to educate ourselves and…
The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender (LGBT) National Help Center is a non-profit, tax-exempt organization that provides vital peer-support, community connections and resource information to people with questions regarding sexual orientation and/or gender identity.
Therapy That Liberates was created as a response to the Baltimore grassroots community requesting mental health professionals and healers centering Black liberation and healing. This is an initiative of Kindred Community Healing and centered on Shawna Murray-Browne’s Liberation-Focused Healing framework.
For BIPOC, finding a therapist who understands their lived experiences can feel next to impossible. Healing in Colour strives to make that search easier. They offer a directory of BIPOC therapists who are committed to supporting BIPOC in all our intersections. By helping to connect their community in…
A Therapist Like Me brings awareness to the intersection of mental health and minority-identity: race, ethnicity, sexuality, gender, language, mental health, neuro-type, disability, and other intersections of identity. A Therapist Like Me was created to support minority-identifying clients, minority-identifying therapists, and our community.
Their therapists were born and raised in urban, low-income communities - places often referred to as “traps” because of how challenging escaping them can be. Not only are they formally educated and clinically trained, they have personal experiences just as traumatic and misunderstood as yours and have chosen…
Black Girls Smile Inc. was founded with a mission to provide young black women with education, resources, and support to lead mentally healthy lives. BGS envisions a society that through the normalization and dialogue surrounding mental wellness, all individuals, including young African American females are provided education, support,…
Their mission is to improve prevention and treatment of mental health and substance abuse problems and services among Native people.
They are a comprehensive health resource for Native youth, by Native youth, providing content and stories about the topics that matter most to them. They strive to promote holistic health and positive growth in our local communities and nations at large.
Dr. Jennifer Mullan (Pronouns: She/ Her) creates spaces for people and organizations to heal.  She believes that it is essential to create a dialogue to address how mental health is deeply affected by systemic inequities and the trauma of oppression, particularly the well-being of Queer Indigenous Black Brown…
Check Your Privilege is a global movement that supports individuals on their journey of becoming actively anti-racist. Through their online co-conspirators lounge, workshops, and events they aim to deepen the awareness of how unconscious bias, and the interlocking systems of dominion affect the mental health of Black, Brown,…
Ourselves Black is a biannual, mental health resource magazine for the Black Community, beautifully written and designed to focus on their exploration of their mental selves through a select number of engaging resources, interviews, stories and photography. Ourselves Black is a place where they own the narrative and…
Their mission is to foster effective collaboration and reduce burnout - ultimately resulting in happier employees and healthier organizations. They work with some of the market’s most demanding environments with a desire to leverage technology in a thoughtful manner, while bridging well-being and cultural understanding. They strive for…
InnoPsych’s mission is to bring healing to communities of color by changing the face and feel of therapy! They strive to make therapists of color more visible in the community by creating a path to wellness-themed business ownership; to make it faster (and easier) for people of color…
This platform was created to promote, inspire, and elevate other black female therapists and create a safe space for black mental health. Black Female Therapy gives mental health therapists a chance to show their #blackgirlmagic and makes it easier to connect with individuals nationwide. Not only is it…
The Loveland Foundation is the official continuation of this effort to bring opportunity and healing to communities of color, and especially to Black women and girls. Loveland Therapy Fund recipients will have access to comprehensive lists of mental health professionals across the country providing high quality, culturally competent…
Open Path Psychotherapy Collective is a non-profit nationwide network of mental health professionals dedicated to providing in-office and online mental health care—at a steeply reduced rate—to individuals, couples, children, and families in need.
TherapyDen is the therapist directory for our modern world. They keep up with the times and evolve to reflect the society we serve. Not only can a client find a therapist based on common issues, such as anxiety and relationship troubles, but they can search for a therapist…
The African American Mental Health Providers comprises multi-disciplined by psychotherapists. Each provider is licensed, registered, and/or certified by the State of California to practice in his or her discipline. Each provider has pledged to render treatment to all people regardless of: race, sex, creed, religion, or ethnicity. The…
The Cosmos is a community organization that supports healing, well-being, and liberation for AAPI women. They’re doing this by creating spaces for Asian women to care for themselves, their community and their world. This wouldn’t be possible without the BIPOC folks of past and present who’ve paved the…
Project Lotus aims to destigmatize mental health in Asian-American communities by tackling the model minority stereotype. They offer expert-led webinars on a variety of mental health topics—like, for example, how to support Asian youth during college application season—as well as resources for youth and adults on how to…
They know that mental health concerns and substance abuse have increased since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, and this does not exclude members of the AAPI community. This website has created a list of resources that are meant to help support the AAPI community, especially those who…
They curate lists of the best mental health resources for the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous & People of Color) community. The mission is to create equal access to life saving resources, focusing on the BIPOC community.They also create awareness related to overdose and suicide prevention – two of the…
Asians Do Therapy was started because many people in our Asian community are struggling and suffering, often in isolation. The hope is that in highlighting Asian people’s experience in therapy and as therapists and sharing culturally relevant information, more Asians and Asian Americans will seek therapy as a…
Safe Black Space is for people who self-identify as being of African ancestry and who are experiencing racial stress, anxiety, and/or trauma. Currently, its gatherings and resources are designed for adults and youth who are at least 14 years old. Safe Black Space has mobilized a growing collective…
Rest for Resistance strives to uplift marginalized communities, those who rarely get access to adequate health care or social support. This includes Black, Indigenous, Latinx, Pacific Islander, Asian, Middle Eastern, and multiracial persons. They also seek to create healing space for LGBTQIA+ individuals, namely trans & queer people…
Nalgona Positivity Pride is an in-community eating disorders and body-positive organization dedicated in creating visibility and resources for Black, Indigenous, communities of color (BICC.) NPP has been raising awareness around the specific needs of BICC through digital media, education, grassroots eating disorders, treatment models, and art. NPP emerged…
Agua y Sangre Healing is a massage therapy + community wellness studio that crafts elemental healing sessions to help you reclaim your entire existence – mind, body, and spirit – and promotes empowerment and joy through the art and practice of self care and ancestral medicine. Whether you’re…
A safe space for the Black community to develop a daily meditation habit. The subscription-based app is designed to support Black folks on their path to healing by naming and offering resources for common cultural experiences, like internalized racism and micro-aggressions.
A committed and practiced mental health community: promoting justice and equity for all intersectional identities; culturally affirmative and responsive customer service; focus the needs of underserved and underserved populations; celebrating all identities and abilities in all bodies; decolonize and de-stigmatize mental health; and dismantle systemic oppression and white…
GLMA’s online Provider Directory can help provide LGBTQ+ members looking for healthcare professionals they can trust. Search for primary care providers, specialists, therapists, dentists and other health professionals in your area. 
Therapy for QPoC provides psychotherapy, dynamic presentations, educational training, and a broad scope of culturally sensitive trauma-informed psychological evaluations. Therapy for QPOC has also created the QPoC Directory which connects you with affirming services and therapists for Queer people who need a…
Talk and be heard at the SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline. They connect LGBT older people who want to talk with friendly responders who are ready to listen. If you are an LGBT elder or care for one, call the free SAGE Hotline, toll-free, at 877-360-LGBT (5428). The SAGE…
The Trevor Project created this help in preventing suicide among LGBTQ youth. Their trained counselors are here to support you 24/7. If you are a young person in crisis, feeling suicidal, or in need of a safe and judgment-free place to talk, call the TrevorLifeline now at 1-866-488-7386.
Brave Space Alliance has created a new mental health program that will open soon. This program will provide needed mental health services to trans individuals across Chicago, who cannot afford to seek care themselves, or simply need to access a mental healthcare provider to obtain affirming documentation or…
The Muslim Mental Health directory includes mental health professionals with a strong desire to provide counseling to Muslims in their community. 
This section of the toolkit addresses mental health considerations for immigrant children and pediatric assessments for children who may need mental health services.
Immigrants Rising’s Wellness Support Groups help undocumented young people stay grounded and connected to community. These 6-week Wellness Support Groups led by trained mental health providers or registered clinicians, are designed to help undocumented people feel less alone and more understood.
There is a pervasive cultural stigma that often discourages members of the Asian American community from receiving the help they need. AMPH are there to dispel this belief and provide resources that are accessible to all, that will fall under the following categories. Join them every Wednesday for…
This resource is for anyone seeking mental, emotional, and/or spiritual support. Several of the providers offer sliding scale services because they want to make healing more widely available. Additionally, this resource is for healers and therapists of Asian and Pacific Islander descent to connect and be…
Brown Girl Therapy is a mental health and wellness community for ALL children of immigrants to explore our bicultural identities and discuss taboo topics as they pertain to our mental health and wellness in this world and in our relationships. While the Instagram page offers tidbits, the Brown…
This is a wellness membership space shifting culture around how Black women heal from sexual trauma. They provide trauma-informed care, community, and creative wellness to Black women seeking a safe space to heal and journey towards self-love. Their priority is to make healing and community accessible. They partner…
Mental Health and Wellness Tips for today. They have collected a bunch of resources to help support your ongoing wellness during these times.
In this difficult time, NILC wants to provide some reminders about access to health care for immigrants and their family members, including new funding that Congress recently made available for coronavirus testing.
Call the National Sexual Assault Hotline to talk to a trained staff member from your local sexual assault service provider. When you call 800-656-HOPE (4673), you’ll be routed to a local RAINN affiliate organization based on the first six digits of your phone number. Cell phone callers have the option…
This free and anonymous helpline is available 24/7. This is for men who’ve experienced sexual abuse or assault and for those who care about them.
Crisis and support lines are available 24 hours a day to those who have recently experienced a sexual assault, survivors of past sexual violence, and for friends, families or partners of those victimized by sexual assault or abuse. 1-844-404-7700 (toll-free).
SAMHSA’s National Helpline is a free, confidential, 24/7, 365-day-a-year treatment referral and information service (in English and Spanish) for individuals and families facing mental and/or substance use disorders. SAMHSA’s National Helpline, 1-800-662-HELP (4357).
Trans Lifeline’s Hotline is a peer support phone service run by trans people for trans and questioning peers. They believe that some of the best support that trans people can receive is from trans community members with shared lived experience. The hotline is open 24/7. US (877) 565-8860
Immigrants Rising’s Mental Health Connector provides undocumented young people with psychological support, allowing you to access your strengths and resiliency in order to achieve your personal goals and healing.
United We Dream’s UndocuHealth Initiative will walk you through and provide toolkits to facilitate and inform your community through these processes. Things like music-ivism, artivism, and breathing practices are what will transform these anxieties and insecurities into something positive!
United We Dream compiled a list of psychologists in each state that can be accessed by the undocumented community.
Watch Informed Immigrant’s conversation with Cheryl Aguilar, Founding Director and Lead Therapist at the Hope Center for Wellness, for ways to take care of yourself and your loved ones during this stressful time.
Watch Informed Immigrant’s conversation with Catherine Labrain, Gender Justice Program Coordinator at BAJI, for the Black immigrant experience and ways it has affected their mental health. Follow along with the guided mediation and learn about the experiences of different groups in the immigrant community.
Did you know that getting support for your mental and emotional well-being can help you access your strengths and build resiliency? They are here to help you stay grounded and achieve your wellness goals.
The Asian, Pacific Islander, and South Asian American (APISAA) Therapist Directory has compiled a list of therapists that have had experience with BIPOC patients and mental health. It is their hope that this resource would help to facilitate your search for a therapist.
In partnership with licensed mental health professionals and coaches in private practice throughout the fifty states, TherapyForBlackMen.org provides proactive, multiculturally competent care to men of color. TherapyForBlackMen.org makes it easy for clients and therapists and coaches to connect with each other.
Melanin & Mental Health was born out of a desire to connect individuals with culturally competent clinicians committed to serving the mental health needs of Black & Latinx/Hispanic communities. They are committed to promoting the growth and healing of our communities through our website, online directory, and monthly events.
Southasiantherapists.org can help you find culturally competent South Asian mental health professionals to help you get the support you’re looking for. They are the largest South Asian mental health community in the world. Their directory has hundreds of South Asian therapists, including therapists of Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Sri Lankan, Afghani…
Through an expansive database of culturally-competent and patient-centered licensed mental health professionals, BMHA offers confidential referrals for those seeking mental health services.
This resource provides mental health and behavioral services for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders. Where no specific resources were found, information for the State Department of Mental Health or Health was provided and compiled by NAAPIMHA.
Their directory is an interactive digital resource that helps QTPoC locate QTPoC mental health practitioners across the country. It includes a Google map as well as a Featured Practitioners page which is organized regionally to assist people in identifying a practitioner to work with. At this time, their directory only…
This directory can help you find a Virtual Black therapist, doula, yoga teacher, mediator and much more.
The SAMHIN provider network includes mental health professionals with a strong desire to provide counseling to the South Asian community. Search their provider directory by location, specialty, languages spoken, and more.
Therapy for Black Girls aims to match black girls and women with therapists who understand their needs. They also founded their own podcast on mental health.
Are you looking for a Black therapist? This network helps connect you to a list of therapists around the country to serve your needs.
The founders of the Latinx Therapy podcast have launched a directory of Latinx therapists. Enter your zipcode to search for a therapist near you.
In light of this difficult time, Germán Cadenas, Ph.D., put together a list of strategies to cope with immigration-related stress. This resource includes reflective exercises such as listing your personal strengths and finding a community of support.  
The Hope Center for Wellness compiled a comprehensive list of mental health hotlines.
Sofia Mendoza, LCSW created a guide for DACA recipients to cope during this difficult time.
The National Latino/a Psychological Association compiled a list of wellness resources for undocumented Latinos during this difficult time, including how to cope with stress and how to seek mental health help.
A national directory of Latinx therapists for the Latinx community.
The American Psychological Association compiled a list of wellness resources for immigrant communities.
Information about being diagnosed with a substance abuse and mental health disorder. Learn about dual disorders and integrated treatment options.
Information about substance abuse, its connection to suicide, and risk reduction. Learn the risk factors and treatment options.
Information about different types of addictions, how to recognize them, and where to seek help.
Taking into account a hostile immigration enforcement and rhetorical environment for immigrants, the California Psychological Association provides these recommendations for practice to mental health professionals who provide services to undocumented immigrants.
Hotline number: 1-800-273-8255. Spanish: 1-888-628-9454.