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Building Resources to #BreakTheStigma

Black Mental Health        Latinx Mental Health     

Asian Pacific Islander Mental Health    LGBTQ+ Mental Health          

Mental Health is important every day, but awareness month is May. Here are some mental health resources to learn to heal and normalize our struggles independently, and within our communities working through traumas, anxiety, depression and more. 

In order to destigmatize mental health let's do more than provide resources, but also ask for community input to begin to heal independently and collectively. No one is alone, and there are many people and programs that offer mental and physical assistance from mental and emotional burnouts to addiction and drug abuse, and postpartum depression.

With the pandemic and racial inequalities coming to the forefront of the media and into popular focus, we’re prioritizing listing resources to/for our communities of color, and other marginalized groups in hopes to alleviate the current aggravated stress within these communities.  

If you would like to help us build resources for our communities, please contact us at with additional resources, edits, or suggestions to add to this post. Please tag us @ymcasf to organizations doing this work within the Bay Area, and help us #BreakTheStigma  

Substance Abuse              General Mental Health


Black Mental Health Resources 

Black Mental Wellness 

Black Men Heal 

Melanin and Mental Health 

Sista Afya 

Therapy for Black Girls 

Assoc. Of Black Psychologists 

Aakoma Project 

Boris Henson Foundation 


Inclusive Therapists 

The Loveland Foundation 

Ourselves Black 


Black Female Therapists 

Latinx Mental Health Resources 

Latinx Therapy 

Sana Mente 

Ntl. Alliance for Hispanic Health 

Indigenous Mental Health Resources 

Indian Health Services 

One Sky Center 

We R Native 

AAPI Mental Health Resources 

Asian Mental Health Collective 

National Queer Asian Pacific Islander Alliance (NQAPIA) 

Asian Mental Health Project 

South Asian Mental Health 


South Asian Therapists 

AAPI Health Forum 

LGBTQIA+ Mental Health Resources 

The Trevor Project 
Text START to 678678 

The National Center for Transgender Equality 

The Association of Gay and Lesbain Psychiatrists 

LGBTQ Psychotherapists of Color Directory 

Trans Lifeline 

The Q Card 

LGBT National Help Center  




SAGE LGBT Elder Hotline 

LGBT National Youth Talkline 

It Gets Better Project 


General Mental Health Resources 

Crisis Text Line 
Test HOME to 741741 

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline 

The NAMI Helpline 

Postpartum Support Intl. 

National Hopeline Network 

Veterans Crisis Line 

Disaster Distress Helpline 

Mental Health America 
Text MHA to 741741 

Substance Use Disorder Resources 

Alcoholics Anonymous 

Narcotics Anonymous 

SMART Recovery 

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) 

McClean Hospitals Addiction Treatment Center 

Keity Mental Health Resource Center