Inclusion and Health Equity
For black, brown, AAPI, neurodivergent, disabled, and other marginalized students, finding health information that specifically speaks to your needs can be challenging. We've tried to make it easy with the list of health resources and links below. Find what you're looking for to improve your health and wellbeing, not regardless of your unique identity, but for it!
- National Alliance on Mental Illness: Identity and Cultural Dimensions
- Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAHMSA): Behavioral Health Equity
- CASA's Family Justice Center
- Blackline: hotline geared toward the Black LGBTQ+, brown, Native, and Muslum communities; 1 (800) 604-5841
- Lyra Health: BIPOC Health Blog
- Black Emotional and Mental Health (BEAM): 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.
- Therapy for Black Girls: online space encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls; referral tool to find a therapist in your area
- Therapy for Black Men: primarily a therapist directory for Black men seeking therapy; includes some resources and stories.
- Dr. Ebony’s My Therapy Cards: 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: 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: 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.
- Steve Fund’s “Shine Your Light” campaign
Latin(x) (e)/Hispanic Resources
- Therapy for Latinx: national mental health resource for the Latinx community; provides resources for Latinx community to heal, thrive, and become advocates for their own mental health.
- Latinx Therapy: breaking the stigma of mental health related to the Latinx community; learn self-help techniques, how to support self & others.
- Información Y Materiales De Salud Mental En Español
- Supporting Mental Health of Immigrant Communities
- National Alliance for Hispanic Health
Neurodivergent and disability Resources
- World Health Organization (WHO): Assistive Technology
- Center for Autism and Related Disorders (CARD)
- Independent Living Research Utilization (ILRU): We create opportunities for independence for people with disabilities through research, education, and consultation
- Aging and Disability Resource Centers: information about the full range of available options; provide objective advice, counseling and assistance to help you make informed decisions; and help you access public and private programs.
- Financial Assistance and Support Services for People with Disabilities
- Get Help: People with Disabilities (Administration for Community Living): Resources to connect people with disabilities, caregivers, families, and professionals to federal, national, and local programs and information.
- Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA): dedicated to advancing the mental health and wellbeing of Asian American communities through research, professional practice, education, and policy
- Asian & Pacific Islander American Health Forum
- National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association
- Asian Mental Health Collective: raises awareness about the importance of mental health care, promotes emotional well-being, and challenges the stigma concerning mental illness amongst Asian communities globally.
- Asians for Mental Health Directory
Native and Indigenous Resources
- One Sky Center: The American Indian/Alaska Native National Resource Center for Health, Education, and Research; mission is to improve prevention and treatment of mental health and substance use problems and services among Native people
- WeRNative: a comprehensive health resource for Native youth by Native youth, promoting holistic health and positive growth in local communities and nation at large
- StrongHearts Native Helpline: The StrongHearts Native Helpline (1-844-762-8483) is a confidential and anonymous culturally-appropriate domestic violence and dating violence helpline for Native Americans, available every day from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. CT.