Mental Health Resources
Resources for Black Folk
Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM)
Group aimed at removing the barriers that Black people experience getting access to or staying connected with emotional health care and healing. They do this through education, training, advocacy and the creative arts.
Black Men Heal
Limited and selective free mental health service opportunities for Black men.
Black Mental Health Alliance
Provides information and resources and a “Find a Therapist” locator to connect with a
culturally competent mental health professional.
Black Mental Wellness
Provides access to evidence-based information and resources about mental health and behavioral health topics from a Black perspective, as well as training opportunities for students and professionals.
Black Women’s Health Imperative
Organization advancing health equity and social justice for Black women through policy, advocacy, education, research and leadership development.
Brother You’re on My Mind
An initiative launched by Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and NIMHD to raise awareness of the mental health challenges associated with depression and stress that affect Black men and families. Website offers an online toolkit that provides Omega Psi Phi Fraternity chapters with the materials needed to educate fellow fraternity brothers and community members on depression and stress in Black men.
Melanin and Mental Health
Connects individuals with culturally competent clinicians committed to serving the mental health needs of Black & Latinx/Hispanic communities. Promotes the growth and healing of diverse communities through its website, online directory and events.
POC Online Classroom
Contains readings on the importance of self care, mental health care, and healing for people of color and within activist movements.
Organization that provides mental wellness education, resource connection and community support
for Black women.
Therapy for Black Girls
Online space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls. Offers listing of mental health professionals across the country who provide high quality, culturally competent services to Black women and girls, an informational podcast and an online support community.
Association of Black Psychologists Directory
LGBTQ Psychotherapists of Color Directory
National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network
Psychology Today Directory of African American Therapists
Resources for White Allies Who Want to Educate Themselves
Video on understanding racism and the reactions to the death of George Floyd and many other
Article on “White Privilege: Unpacking the Invisible Knapsack”
List of Anti-Racism resources
Article on being a white ally through word, actions and power
Article on being a white ally for racial justice
Books to Read:
White Fragility: Why It's So Hard for White People to Talk About Racism by Robin DiAngelo, PhD
How To Be An Antiracist by Dr. Ibram X. Kendi
Eloquent Rage: A Black Feminist Discovers Her Superpower by Dr. Brittney Cooper
Me and White Supremacy by Layla F. Saad
So You Want to Talk About Race by Ijeoma Oluo
The Fire Next Time by James Baldwin
The New Jim Crow: Mass Incarceration in the Age of Colorblindness by Michelle Alexander
The Next American Revolution: Sustainable Activism for the Twenty-First Century by Grace Lee Boggs
The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson
When Affirmative Action Was White: An Untold History of Racial Inequality in Twentieth-Century America by Ira Katznelson