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Check out this guide discussing the impact of Racism and Discrimination on the Mental Health of our Black Communities. You will find that it is FULL of amazing resources!
Open Path Psychotherapy Collective is a non-profit nationwide network of mental health professionals dedicated to providing in-office and online mental health care at low rates to individuals, couples, children, and families in need.
Need Food, Financial Assistance, Prescriptions, Healthcare, Housing, Immigration or help with expenses? No matter where you are, 211 covers all 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico. Get the help you need today!
Our mission is to remove the barriers that Black people experience getting access to or staying connected with emotional health care and healing. We do this through education, training, advocacy and the creative arts.
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A place to feel better: Sanvello gives you clinically proven therapies for dealing with stress, anxiety, depression, or whatever you may be going through.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
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Racial tension is once again at a critical tipping point in the U.S. Many people have asked, “Why now? The truth is: this movement is over 500 years in the making. Only now, with the widespread use of videos captured on cell phones and posts on social media, has the awareness of injustices outside of those happening within our own neighborhoods become too prevalent to ignore. Read more on National Alliance on Mental Health.
Learning about the history of systemic racism during Black History Month* - and all year - in the mental health system and movement and how it harms Black communities in the US and around the world is key for creating a mentally healthier world.
Below is a non-exhaustive list of Black and African American mental health resources.
Many African Americans have trouble recognizing the signs and symptoms of mental health conditions, leading to underestimating the effects and impact of mental health conditions. Some may think of depression as “the blues” or something to snap out of but it's okay to not be okay. We're in this together.
Black Americans are 20% more likely to experience serious mental health problems than the general population. Black youth who are exposed to violence are at a greater risk for PTSD by over 25%. Yet many are reluctant to discuss mental health issues and seek treatment because of the shame and stigma still associated with such conditions in our community. Learn more with he Anxiety and Depression Association of America’s (ADAA).
This is a list of free local support groups sponsored by the Boris L. Henson Foundation. Group description, facilitator, and contact information can be found within the listing. Please reach out to the group coordinator directly to sign-up.