African American

Having resources specifically tailored for African American and Black people, with a significant emphasis on black mental health, is crucial for several reasons. Historically, Black communities have faced systemic racism, discrimination, and social inequalities, leading to unique challenges and disparities in mental health outcomes. Resources that prioritize Black mental health provide a safe and culturally sensitive space for addressing the specific traumas, stressors, and experiences that Black individuals face. These resources aim to promote mental wellness, resilience, and healing, while addressing the stigma surrounding mental health in the Black community. By offering access to mental health services, support groups, community initiatives, and culturally competent therapists, these resources empower individuals to seek help, find support, and navigate their mental health journey in a way that is meaningful and affirming to their identity. Ultimately, these resources contribute to dismantling barriers to mental health care and promoting overall well-being and flourishing within the Black community.

Resources 

Therapy for Black Girls

Black Virtual Therapist Network

Therapy for Black Men

National Alliance on Mental Illness 

Sista Afya - Mental Wellness' vision is for Black women across the African Diaspora to be free from psychological and physical illness through supporting one another and engaging in accessible mental wellness care that centers the well-being of the whole person. 

Black Family Child Services Of Phoenix 

Drinking Gourd Farms - Drinking Gourd Farms is building a community of politically-aligned Black farmers, gardeners, and homesteaders in Arizona that are focused on the physical, mental, and spiritual health of Black people through movement building, agriculture, health and wellness, and environmental stewardship.

Black Phoenix Organizing Collective 

Black Nurses Association Phoenix

NAACP Maricopa County - fulfilling the promise of equal rights for all people by fighting for and addressing civil rights issues in Maricopa County and throughout Arizona.

Black Mothers Forum 

Mass Liberation AZ - SEEKS TO DECARCERATE AND DIVEST FROM THE CRIMINAL (IN)JUSTICE SYSTEM

Arizona Coalition for Change - Black-led organization with a dynamic multicultural team that empowers everyday people to transform their community through building civic power, leadership development, and community collaboration.

Arizona Center for African American Resources 

Melanin and Mental Health 

Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation

Black Womens Health Imperative 

Black Men Heal- provide access to mental health treatment, psycho-education, and community resources to men of color.

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