Black/African American Resources

Counseling Services


There are a variety of mental health and self-care resources available for Students of Color. Please see some examples below as a helpful starting point.
  • Black Mental Wellness, Corp: Provides access to evidence-based information and resources about mental health and behavioral health topics from a Black perspective.
  • Sista Afya: A resource for the mental wellness of Black women through sharing information, building community, and connecting them to quality mental wellness providers.
  • The SIWE Project: A global non-profit dedicated to promoting mental health awareness throughout the international black community.
  • Black Men Speak: Organization that informs and enlightens the mental health community and the general public about issues concerning African American males with mental health and substance abuse challenges through a speaker’s bureau.
  • Ourselves Black: Provides information about mental health promotion and positive coping as well as mental health content and stories specifically routed in communities of color.
  • Black Women’s Health Imperative: Advances health equity and social justice for Black women, across the lifespan, through policy, advocacy, education, research, and leadership development.
  • Ethel’s Club: An online membership community for People of Color to heal and thrive with resources to live stream classes, chats with members, wellness workshops, and much more.
  • Innopsych: An online directory making it easier and faster to find a therapist of color, 617.942.0088
  • Therapy for Black Girls: Database of in-office and virtual therapists designed for Black women.
  • Inclusive Therapist Directory: An online database for culturally responsive therapists.
  • Association of Black Psychologists: Directory of member therapists united to actively address the serious problems facing Black Psychologists and the larger Black community.
  • The Loveland Fund: A fund for Black women and girls to access therapy.
  • Therapy for Black Men: Directory of therapists and coaches that provide judgment-free, multiculturally-competent care to Black men.
  • National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network: A healing justice organization committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of color (QTPoC).
  • Latinx Therapy: Non-profit with a bilingual podcast and national directory to find a Latinx Therapist (98% of the directory are Spanish speakers).
  • Fathers Uplift: The country’s first mental health and substance abuse treatment facility for fathers and families.
  • Healing While Black: Organization dedicated to normalizing conversations around health and wellness for Black queer, trans, and gender non-conforming people.
  • Indigenous Circle of Wellness: Provides quality wellness support that is culturally inclusive. Centers on Indigenous core values and supports the healing of Black, Native/Indigenous, and communities of color.
  • Therapy for LatinX: A national directory for Latinx therapists in private practice.
  • Culturally Responsive Behavioral Health Resource Hub: Online information portal for individuals, families, and social service agencies concerned with community mental health services, substance use treatment programs, and help for people with developmental disabilities.
  • Therapy for Black Girls: A weekly conversation with Dr. Joy Harden Bradford, a licensed Psychologist in Atlanta, Georgia, about all things mental health, personal development, and all the small decisions we can make to become the best possible versions of ourselves.
  • Black Girls Heal: Helps women get in touch with their feelings and break out of cycles of unhealthy relationships by combining coaching, therapeutic support, and practical tools.
  • Latinx Therapy: Focuses on mental health topics related to Latinx individuals in order to demystify existing myths and diagnoses.
  • Between Sessions (Melanin & Mental Health): Weekly show featuring therapists Eboni Harris and Eliza Boquin that addresses all aspects of mental health.
  • The Joi of Social Work: Featuring Joi, a licensed clinical social worker from the Bronx, who overcame various family tragedies to tell her story through comedy – using humor as a coping mechanism.
  • The Safe Place: A mental health app directed toward the Black community, including statistics, self-care, and self-assessment resources.
  • Shine, Inc.: Women of Color-owned app to help people with their stress and anxiety.
  • Paul, Andrea Elizabeth. The Bipolar Black Girl. Atlanta, GA: BOSS Publishing, 2016.
  • Williams, Terrie M. Black Pain: It Just Looks like We’re Not Hurting. Scribner Book Company, 2009.
  • Smith, Mychal Denzel. Invisible Man, Got the Whole World Watching: A Young Black Man’s Education. New York: Nation Books, 2017.