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Hispanic Community Resources

It's important to recognize that Hispanic communities have their own unique cultural backgrounds, historical contexts, and social experiences which shape their distinct medical and mental health challenges.  Let's strive to improve access to healthcare with linguistic and cultural inclusivity to create a space where everyone feels seen, heard, and understood. See below for a list of medical and mental health resources created specific for the Hispanic community.

Healthcare Resources

National Alliance of Hispanic Health -The National Alliance for Hispanic Health is a science-based and community-driven organization that focuses on providing services to more than 15 million Hispanics throughout the U.S. every year.

https://www.healthyamericas.org/

 

HispanicHealth.info - HispanicHealth.info serves to provide extensive, accessible resources to members of our community in both English and Spanish. NHMA cultivates credible sources to ensure that the information we provide is accurate, reliable, and relevant.

https://hispanichealth.info/

 

Clinicians of Color - A directory is full of clinicians of various racial and ethnic backgrounds, as well as training and treatment styles. They can help you find a therapist of color that truly sees you.

https://www.cliniciansofcolor.org/%20

Health in Her HUE - Health in Her HUE connects Black women and women of color to culturally sensitive healthcare providers, evidence-based health content, and community support.

https://healthinherhue.com/

U.S. Pain - BIPOC Pain Support Group - U.S. Pain hosts a Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) chronic pain support group on the 3rd Wednesday of every month at 5 pm ET

https://painconnection.org/bipoc-support-group/%20

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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

Therapy for Latinx - Therapy for Latinx is a national mental health resource for the Latinx community that provides resources for Latinx community to heal, thrive, and become advocates for their own mental health.

https://www.therapyforlatinx.com/

 

LatinX Therapy - LatinX Therapy is an organization working to break the stigma of mental health related to the Latinx community. In addition to providing informational and inspirational resources, they have also compiled a national directory of Latinx therapists in private practice.

https://latinxtherapy.com/

Latinx Therapists Action Network - We are an online platform and network of Latinx mental health practitioners honoring and affirming the dignity and healing of migrant communities marginalized by criminalization, detention, and deportation.

https://latinxtherapistsactionnetwork.org/

 

MANA A National Latina Organization - MANA A National Latina Organization is a national grassroots membership organization with chapters, individual members and affiliates across the country. MANA represents the interests of Latina women, youth and families on issues that impact our communities.

https://www.hermana.org/

Melanin & Mental Health  - 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.

https://www.melaninandmentalhealth.com/

 

AAKOMA Project - The AAKOMA Project is helping diverse teenagers and their families achieve optimal mental health through dialogue, learning, and the understanding that everyone deserves care and support.

https://aakomaproject.org/

Real - Real is a therapy startup that is offering free group sessions to BIPOC. Each session focuses on a different topic and the Real team ensures a safe digital space for participants to get support.

https://www.join-real.com/real-to-the-people

 

Eustress - Eustress raises awareness on the importance of mental health in underserved communities, allowing individuals to identify and overcome challenges to achieve a healthier and productive lifestyle.

https://www.eustressinc.org/

Mental Health America - Mental Health America is the nation’s leading community-based nonprofit dedicated to addressing the needs of those living with mental illness and promoting mental health for all.

https://www.mhanational.org/bipoc-mental-health

 

MindRight - MindRight is a judgment-free place for growth, healing and hope. They provide culturally responsive mental health coaching to teens over text message.

https://www.mindright.io/

 

National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) - NAMI's mission is to help families and individuals affected by mental illness build better lives through education, support and advocacy.

https://www.nami.org/

 

National Organization for People of Color Against Suicide (NOPCAS) - NOPCAS was founded by suicide loss survivor, Dr. Donna Barnes, working. to reduce the stigma of suicide prevention among communities of color through training and advocacy.

http://nopcas.org/

 

Pretty Brown Girls - Pretty Brown Girls is dedicated to educating and empowering girls of color by encouraging self-acceptance while cultivating social, emotional & intellectual well-being.

https://prettybrowngirl.com/

 

The Steve Fund - The Steve Fund's mission is to promote the mental health and emotional wellbeing of young people of color.

https://www.stevefund.org/

Inclusive Therapists - Inclusive Therapists center the needs of marginalized populations, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, the LGBTQ+ community, neurodivergent folx, and people with disabilities. 

https://www.inclusivetherapists.com/

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. 

https://openpathcollective.org/

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