Are there any mental health resources specifically for the African American/Black community?

Here are several resources for your consideration:  

  • NAMI Sharing Hope is a three-part video series that explores the journey of mental wellness in Black communities through dialogue, storytelling and a guided discussion on mental wellness and youth, community leaders and Black families.  
  • Black Emotional and Mental Health Collective (BEAM)provides resources, mental health education,  community and skills-building programs, and support groups. 
  • Black Men Heal provides access to mental health treatment, psychoeducation and community resources to men of color. 
  • Black Mental Health Alliance  can be reached at (410) 338-2642 and provides information, 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, highlights the diversity of mental health professionals, and destigmatizes mental health in  the Black community.
  • Brother You’re on My Mind an initiative by Omega Psi Phi Fraternity, Inc. and National Institute on Minority Health and Health Disparities to raise awareness of the mental health challenges associated with depression and stress that affect African American 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.
  • Ourselves Black is a website that offers resources, information on mental health conditions and positive coping, and a podcast, online magazine and online discussion groups about mental health.
  • Sista Afya nonprofit that provides mental wellness education, resource connection and community support for Black women.
  • The Steve Fund nonprofit focused on supporting the mental health and emotional well-being of young people of color.

Please note: The resources included here are not endorsed by NAMI, and NAMI is not responsible for the content of or service provided by any of these resources.

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