African American Focus Mental Health Organizations:

Association for Black Psychologists

National Association of Black Social Workers

National Black Child Development Center

National Medical Association


For Black Girls:

Black Girls Code

Black Girls Rock

Pretty Brown Girl


Help/Crisis Lines:

Childhelp National Child Abuse Hotline


Crisis Text Line

Text "SMILE" to 741-741

Help Guide


1-800-LIFENET (543-3638)

National Sexual Assault Hotline


National Suicide Prevention Lifeline

1-800-273-TALK (8255)

National Youth Crisis Hotline


Parent Hotline


Teen Lifeline




College Guide for Students with Psychiartic Disabilities


Find a Mental Health Professional:

Psychology Today

Health Grades




Organization Dedicated to Specific Disorders

Anxiety and Depression Association of America

Balanced Mind Foundation

Beyond OCD

Children and Adults with ADD/ADHD

Depression and Bipolar Support Alliance

Eating Disorder Coalition for Research

Eating Disorder Hope

Families for Depression Awareness

National Eating Disorder Association

Advanced Recovery Systems


National, Government and Advocacy Organizations:

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

American Foundation for Suicide Prevention

Bazelon Center for Mental Health Law

Brain and Behavioral Research Foundation

Child Mind Institute

Children’s Mental Health Network

Mental Health America

Mental Health Net

National Alliance for Mental Illness

National Federation for Children’s Mental Health

National Institute for Mental Health

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Administration

World Federation of Mental Health


Outreach and Activism Organizations:

Active Minds

Brandon Marshall Foundation

Bring Change 2 Mind

Lee Thompson Young Foundation

Minds on the Edge


Professional Associations:

American Art Therapy Association

American College Association

American Mental Health Counselors Association

American Psychiatric Association

American Psychological Association



Additional Helpful Resources:

Adolescent Mental Health Study & Statistics

Addiction Center

Addiction Resources

American Society of Addiction Medicine

Drug Rehab Connections



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