Black Mental Health Resources

Black Mental Health and Contributing Factors

This recording of the NAMI SF sponsored Black Mental Health Summit: Black Mental Health and Contributing Factors, features a conversation between two well know experts in the field of Black mental health; Jaseon Outlaw, Ph.D. and Ricka L. White-Soso, MSW, LCSW, BIP, CEAT.  The conversation is facilitated by Tamuri Richardson, a leading Black mental health advocate in the Bay Area, a mental health peer, and professional speaker and author.

Local Bay Area Support Groups:

Black Minds Matter,  NAMI SF: 1st Friday of every month (Email: Tamuri Richardson, tamuri@namisf.org for more info)

NAMI SF Black, Indigenous and People of Color (BIPOC) Group: https://www.namisf.org/connection

MHA SF People of Color Support Group: https://www.mentalhealthsf.org/support-groups/# 

Educational Resources:

Black Emotional and Mental Health Collection (BEAM): https://www.beam.community/ 

Black Mental Wellness: https://www.blackmentalwellness.com/ 

Ourselves Black: https://ourselvesblack.com/home

NAMI National Black & African American Resources: https://www.nami.org/Your-Journey/Identity-and-Cultural-Dimensions/Black-African-American 

Advocacy Organizations:

Black Women’s Health Imperative: https://bwhi.org/

Brother, You’re on My Mind: https://www.nimhd.nih.gov/programs/edu-training/byomm/

The Steve Fund: https://www.stevefund.org/ 

Black Men Heal: https://blackmenheal.org/ 

Find A Practitioner:

Therapy for Black Girls: https://therapyforblackgirls.com/

Melanin and Mental Health: https://www.melaninandmentalhealth.com/

Black Mental Health Alliance: https://blackmentalhealth.com/ \

Therapists of Color: therapistsofcolor.org/

Recommended Readings:

The Unapologetic Guide to Black Mental Health:

Navigate an Unequal System, Learn Tools for Emotional Wellness, and Get the Help you Deserve

Black Mental Health Matters:

The Ultimate Guide for Mental Health Awareness in the Black Community

Black Fatigue: How Racism Erodes the Mind, Body, and Spirit

 

Urban Trauma: A Legacy of Racism

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