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AAPI Community Resources

Large health studies can sometimes paint a rosy picture of Asian Americans in comparison with other groups. But when researchers aren't using a broad brush, the portrait can be quite different.

When viewed not as a single entity of 20 million people but as people of Korean, Chinese, Filipino, Indian or other distinct backgrounds, significant differences – and health disparities – appear. See below to find healthcare providers and mental health support that may be most cognizant of your needs.

Healthcare Resources

AA & NH/PI Health Central - The AA & NH/PI Web Hub offers information on a variety of medical, social and mental health issues. They provide information for demographic and geographic specific resources to support Asian American, Native Hawaiian, Pacific Islander and many other marginalized communities.

Asian American Health Initiative(AAHI) - Improving the health & wellness of Asian American communities.

APA Family Support Services - APA Family Support Services advocate for culturally competent services for Asians and Pacific Islanders children and families by providing family support services to prevent child abuse and domestic violence. APA also promotes their mission through education, community building and leadership development..

API Chaya - API Chaya is a 501(c)(3) organization that seeks to end systemic violence in our communities. API Chaya empowers survivors of gender-based violence and human trafficking to gain safety, connection, and wellness.  We build power by educating and mobilizing South Asian, Asian, Pacific Islander, and all immigrant communities to end exploitation, creating a world where all people can heal and thrive.


Mental Health Resources

*For immediate text support, reach out to The Crisis Text Line by texting COALITION to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor for free 24/7.

*You can also call National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 1-800-273-8255. It's free and highly confidential, unless it's essential to contact emergency services to help you or your friend stay safe.

*Nacional de Prevención del Suicidio 1-888-628-9454

Asian Mental Health Collective - The Asian Mental Health Collective aspires to de-stigmatize mental health and make seeking help easily available, approachable and accessible to Asian communities worldwide.

Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA) - Advancing the mental health of Asian American communities with a national directory.


Asian American Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) - ACRS promotes social justice and the well-being and empowerment of Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders and other underserved communities – including immigrants, refugees, and American-born – by developing, providing and advocating for innovative, effective and efficient community-based multilingual and multicultural services.


Asians for Mental Health Directory -A national directory created to help Asians feel seen, heard, and empowered in their journeys towards better mental health.

South Asian Therapists Directory - Home of the largest global community of South Asian therapists, including therapists of Indian, Pakistani, Bangladeshi, Sri Lankan, Afghani and Nepali heritage.

National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA) - The NAAPIMHA serves to promote the mental health and well being of the Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander communities. 


Asians Do Therapy - Asians Do Therapy aims to de-stigmatize therapy and improve accessibility through inspiration. It is informative and beginner friendly to anyone who has contemplated seeking help, but hasn't before. 


Yellow Chair Collective - The Yellow Chair Collective specializes in psychotherapy services that honor your past experiences and guide you toward a deeper, more meaningful life. Diversity and inclusion are at the heart of Yellow Chair Collective. We specialize in multicultural therapy with an emphasis on serving the Asian American community.

Open Path Psychotherapy Collective - Open Path Psychotherapy Collective is a nonprofit nationwide network of mental health professionals dedicated to providing in-office and online mental health care—at a steeply reduced rate—to clients in need.

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