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Mental Health Resources For Black And African American Communities

  • BEAM is a training, movement building and grant making organization dedicated to the healing, wellness, and liberation of Black communities. BEAM envisions a world where there are no barriers to Black Healing. 

    • Toolkits & Education: graphics on accountability, self-control, and emotional awareness; journal prompts; articles on Black mental health

    • Videos: trainings and webinars, recorded and available for free


changing the perception of mental illness in the African-American community by encouraging people to get the help they need; focuses on stigma/self-stigma reduction and building trust between Black people and the mental health field.

  • Resource Guide: directory of mental health providers and programs that serve the Black community; includes therapists, support groups, etc, but also digital content, faith-based programs, educational programs, etc

online space encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls; referral tool to find a therapist in your area

  • Therapist Directory: find trusted therapists that can help you navigate being a strong, Black woman; can search for in-office therapist by your location or virtual therapist.


primarily a therapist directory for Black men seeking therapy; includes some resources and stories.

self-exploration card deck created by a Black female psychologist for other women of color; created with the intention of helping other women of color grow and elevate in the areas of emotional and mental health.


InnoPsych’s mission is to bring healing to communities of color by changing the face and feel of therapy. They strive to make therapists of color more visible in the community by creating a path to wellness-themed business ownership; to make it faster (and easier) for people of color to match with a therapist of color; and to create a major shift in how communities of color (or POCs) view therapy.

Safe Black Space is the umbrella under which various services are offered to address people of African ancestry’s individual and community reactions to cultural and racial trauma.


In the event of an emergency please dial 911

(800) 273-8255

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

(800) 799-7233

National Domestic Violence Hotline

(800) 996-6228

Family Violence Helpline

(800) 784-2433

National Hopeline Network

(800) 366-8288

Self-Harm Hotline

(800) 230-7526

Planned Parenthood Hotline

(800) 222-1222

American Association of Poison Control Centers

(800) 622-2255

Alcoholism & Drug Dependency Hope Line

(800) 233-4357

National Crisis Line, Anorexia and Bulimia

(888) 843-4564

LGBT Hotline

(866) 488-7386

TREVOR Crisis Hotline

(800) 221-7044

AIDS Crisis Line

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