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Black Community Resources

Black Lives Matter.

We stand in solidarity with the Black community. As allies, we are present and listening. We see and acknowledge your pain, fears, anger and anxiety in navigating your health and wellbeing in our rapidly evolving society. See below to find healthcare providers and mental health support created specifically with the Black community in mind.

Healthcare Resources

Find a Black Doctor - Dedicated to helping consumers find active, Board Certified Black doctors and dentists in their geographic region.

https://www.findablackdoctor.com/%20

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

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/

 

Black Girls Smile - Black Girls Smile's mission is to empower young American women to take ownership of their mental health and stability.

https://www.blackgirlssmile.org/resources

 

Black Mental Wellness - Black Mental Wellness provides access to evidence-based information and resources about mental health and behavioral health topics from a Black perspective, to highlight and increase the diversity of mental health professionals, and to decrease the mental health stigma in the Black community.

https://www.blackmentalwellness.com/

 

Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM) - BEAM's mission is to remove the barriers that Black people experience getting access to or staying connected with emotional health care and healing.

https://beam.community/bvtn

 

Black Mental Health Alliance - Black Mental Health Alliance's mission is to develop, promote and sponsor trusted culturally-relevant educational forums, trainings and referral services that support the health and well-being of Black people and other vulnerable communities.

https://blackmentalhealth.com/

 

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/

The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation (BLHF) - BLHF's vision is to eradicate the stigma around mental health issues in the African-American community.

https://borislhensonfoundation.org/

 

Center for Black Women's Wellness (CBWW) - CBWW is a non-profit organization that provides free and low-cost services to empower black women, and their families, toward physical, mental and economic wellness.

https://www.cbww.org/

 

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/

 

Love Land Foundation - Love Land Foundation is committed to showing up for communities of color in unique and powerful ways, with a particular focus on Black women and girls.

https://thelovelandfoundation.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/

 

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

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/

 

Therapy for Black Girls - Therapy for Black Girls is an online space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls.

https://therapyforblackgirls.com/ 

TherapyForBlackMen.org - TherapyForBlackMen.org is committed to the mental wellness of Black men and boys.

http://therapyforblackmen.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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