The resources listed below offer free help to those who need it. These resources are open to all regardless of who you are. If you are having an emergency please contact 911 immediately.
Text NAMI to 741741, 24/7
NATIONAL NAMI HELP LINE
SELF HARM HOTLINE
SUICIDE & CRISIS HOTLINE
VETERANS CRISIS LINE
CenterLink LGBT Community Center Member Directory
A collection of LGBT Centers throughout America.
The American Psychological Association (APA)
Provides educational and support resources on a range of LGBTQ topics.
The Association of LGBTQ+ Psychiatrists
Offers many resources for LGBTQ+ individuals experiencing mental health conditions and psychiatric professionals with LGBT clients.
The Gay and Lesbian Medical Association's Provider Directory
A search tool that can locate a LGBTQ-inclusive health care provider.
The LGBT National Help Center
Offers confidential peer support connections for LGBTQ+ youth, adults and seniors, including phone, text and online chat.
The National Center for Transgender Equality
Offers resources for transgender individuals, including information on the right to access health care.
The Trevor Project
A support network for LGBTQ youth providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention, including a 24-hour text line (text “START” to 678678).
SAGE National LGBTQ+ Elder Hotline
Offers many resources for LGBTQ+ individuals experiencing mental health conditions and psychiatric professionals with LGBTQ+ clients.
Society for Sexual, Affectional, Intersex, and Gender Expansive Identities (SAIGE)
Delivers educational and support resources for LGBTQ+ individuals, as well as promotes competency on LGBTQ+ issues for counseling professionals.
The Trans Lifeline’s Hotline is a peer support phone line for trans and questioning people, run by trans-identified operators.
Parents, Families, and Friends of Lesbians and Gays promotes the health and well being of LGBTQ+ people, their families and friends through support (to cope with an adverse society), education (to inform and enlighten the public) and advocacy (to end discrimination and to secure equal civil rights).
NAMI’s Compartiendo Esperanza
American Society of Hispanic Psychiatry
Promotes the research, education, advocacy and support for those in the Hispanic community. Offers a “Find a Physician” feature on their website.
Therapy for Latinx
A database of therapists who either identify as Latinx or has worked closely with and understands the unique needs of the Latinx community. The website is also offered in Spanish.
Mental Health America’s Resources for Latinx/Hispanic Communities
General mental health Spanish-speaking resources, including a list of Spanish language materials and Spanish-language screening tools.
A directory of Hispanic/Latinx therapists.
Black/African American Resources
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.
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.
Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation
BLHF has launched the COVID-19 Free Virtual Therapy Support Campaign to raise money for mental health services provided by licensed clinicians in our network. Individuals with life-changing stressors and anxiety related to the coronavirus will have the cost for up to five (5) individual sessions defrayed on a first come, first serve basis until all funds are committed or exhausted.
The SIWE Project
Non-profit dedicated to promoting mental health awareness throughout the global Black community.
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.
Ebony's Mental Health Resources by State
List of Black-owned and focused mental health resources by state as compiled by Ebony magazine.
Provides culturally sensitive self-care support and teletherapy for Black men and their families. Currently in pilot program available only to residents of MD, VA and DC. Residents of other states can join their waiting list and will be notified when Hurdle is available in their state.
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.
Provides information on promoting mental health and developing positive coping mechanisms through a podcast, online magazine and online discussion groups.
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.
The Steve Fund
Organization focused on supporting the mental health and emotional well-being of young people of color.
Online community for Black women to seek support.
Asian American & Pacific Islander Resources
Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) — Asian Americans/Pacific Islanders
ADAA is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through education, practice and research. It has a dedicated webpage on AAPI resources and research information.
Asian American Health Initiative (AAHI)
AAHI is a health and wellness initiative of Maryland’s Montgomery County Department of Health and Human Services. Its website is available in four Asian languages: Traditional Chinese, Hindi, Korean and Vietnamese.
Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA)
AAPA is a San Francisco-based non-profit organization of Asian American mental health professionals, with the mission of advancing the mental health and well-being of Asian American communities through research, professional practice, education and policy.
Asian Mental Health Collective
A new global non-profit organization with the mission of normalizing and de-stigmatizing mental health within the Asian community through projects such as Facebook group, resource library, video web-series and meet-up groups.
Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum (APIAHF)
Founded in 1986, APIAHF influences policy, mobilizes communities, and strengthens programs and organizations to improve the health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.
Asian Pride Project
Asian Pride Project is a nonprofit organization that celebrates the journeys, triumphs and struggles of LGBTQ individuals and Asian and Pacific Islander (API) families and communities through the use of arts — film, video, photography and the written word — as a medium for social justice and advocacy.
National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA)
NQAPIA is a federation of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender Asian American, South Asian, Southeast Asian and Pacific Islander (AAPI) organizations.
Psychology Today’s directory provides a comprehensive and searchable directory of therapists, psychiatrists and treatment facilities across the U.S. and includes a directory of Asian therapists.
A California-based nonprofit organization providing mental health education, support and advocacy to Vietnamese-American families.
Chinese-American Family Alliance for Mental Health (CAFAMH)
CAFAMH is a NYC-based nonprofit organization that seeks to promote self empowerment and mutual support among Chinese-American caregivers of individuals with mental illness by providing a safe space for family support group meetings.
Chinese-American Sunshine House
A non-profit organization based in Brooklyn that provides awareness programming and education workshops to Chinese-American families.
Chinese for Affirmative Action (CAA)
CAA advocates for systemic change that protects immigrant rights, promotes language diversity, and remedies racial and social injustice.
Each Mind Matters
Mental health support guide for Chinese-American communities.
Empowering queer and trans Asian Pacific Islanders.
Mental Health America
Asian American/Pacific Islander communities and mental health.
Mental Health Association for Chinese Communities (MHACC)
MHACC is a California-based nonprofit organization with a mission of raising awareness of mental health within the Chinese community through advocacy, education, research and support.
MedlinePlus is a free service provided by the National Library of Medicine of the National Institutes of Health which presents high-quality, relevant health and wellness information in multiple languages, including about 20 AAPI languages.
National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA)
NAAPIMHA is a nonprofit organization with the mission of promoting the mental health and wellbeing of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
Letters to Strangers
A global youth-run 501(c)(3) nonprofit seeking to destigmatize mental illness and increase access to affordable, quality treatment for youth aged 13 to 24. Its founder, Diana Chao, and her team of youth advocate leaders represent diverse communities and contribute to the awareness of and advocacy for Asian American youth mental health. Download their Youth-for-Youth Mental Health Guidebook (free digital B&W version) for more in-depth statistics and narratives on AAPI communities.
Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services American Indian/Alaska Native Information and Resources
The Center for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Division of Tribal Affairs works closely with American Indian and Alaskan Native (AIAN) communities and leaders to enable access to culturally competent healthcare eligible to CMS beneficiaries in Indian Country.
Circles of Care: Creating Models of Care for American Indian and Alaska Native Youth
Describes the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s grant program, Circles of Care, which develops culturally appropriate interventions to serve youth with serious behavioral health challenges.
Indian Health Service
A Federal program for American Indians and Alaska Natives. Website includes FAQ for patients and section on Behavior Health services in the AI/AN health care services.
Indian Country Child Trauma Center (ICCTC) (405-271-8858)
One Sky Center (503-970-7895)
Provides resources and a “Find a Therapist” locator for treating mental health and substance use disorder within Native American communities.
StrongHearts Native HelpLine (844-762-8483)
StrongHearts Native Helpline is a domestic violence and dating violence helpline for American Indians and Alaska Natives, offering culturally appropriate support daily from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. CT via phone and online chat. StrongHearts Native Helpline’s one-on-one chat sessions with advocates can be accessed by clicking on the “Chat Now” icon at strongheartshelpline.org.