Mental Health for Migrants & Refugee Communities

Resources for Migrant Communities

*This is a growing list, if you know of more resources that we should include, please contact: jferrigno@nnirr.org

RESOURCES

Free mental health for migrant families separated at the border

IF YOU ARE A FAMILY SEEKING SERVICES…

Please call Seneca’s toll-free, confidential hotline at 844-529-3327. For more information about Todo Por Mi Familia, email info@todopormifamilia.org.

Latinx Mental Health

  • Latinx Therapist Action Network “We are an online platform and network of Latinx mental health practitioners honoring and affirming the dignity and healing of migrant communities marginalized by criminalization, detention, and deportation.”
  • Therapy for Latinx a directory of mental health service providers for the Latinx community, book recommendations, crisis hotlines, national resources, etc.

The Coalition for Immigrant Mental Health

Mental Health Services Directory in English

Mental Health Services Directory en español

Crisis Counseling Hotlines

For Children and Youth

The Center for Victims of Torture: Multilingual resources!

Black Mental Wellness

“The mission of Black Mental Wellness, Corp. is to provide access to evidence-based information and resources about mental health and behavioral health topics from a Black perspective, to highlight and increase the diversity of mental health professionals, and to decrease the mental health stigma in the Black community.

Black Mental Wellness will shift the narrative of Black mental health through:

  • Providing culturally sensitive educational resources related to Black mental health.

  • Increasing training opportunities for students who are passionate about mental health & wellness.

  • Providing training opportunities for professionals dedicated to Black mental health & wellness.

  • Collaborating with stakeholders who are committed to the health and wellness of the Black community.

The National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association

The South Asian Mental Health Initiative & Network

  • The South Asian Mental Health Initiative & Network “South Asian Mental Health Initiative and Network, SAMHIN, is a non-profit that addresses the mental health needs of the South Asian community in the U.S. Our goal is to decrease the stigma and shame associated with mental illness and offer resources for people who seek help.” They provide a directory as well as resources.

ARTICLES ON MENTAL HEALTH FOR MIGRANTS AND REFUGEES

How young refugees’ traumatic pasts shape their mental health, by Alison Abbott, Nature, May 12, 2020

Mental-Health-Facts-for-Refugees, American Psychiatric Association, 2019