Mental Health for Migrant & Refugee Communities

Resources for Migrant Communities

On this page we offer a list of migrant mental health resources, organizations that provide services to migrant families, children, youth and individuals. There are culturally specific services as well as some services in Spanish, see below for specific links. 

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


Free mental health for migrant families separated at the border


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

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.
  • Latinx Immigrant Health Alliance is a group of Latinx scholars with varied expertise in epidemiological, basic, and intervention research with immigrant populations. LIHA scholars collaborate to advance research, policy, and effective interventions to improve immigrant mental health and inform effective policy.

Black Migrant and African American Community 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.

  • Resources from American Addiction Centers (AAC), a leading and national organization that is dedicated to helping people with their mental health and substance abuse problems.  

These resources are medically reviewed by AAC and provide help to African Americans and Black migrants who may be struggling with drug or alcohol misuse:

    • A Guide to Addiction and Recovery for African Americans – African Americans may experience more barriers to treatment than other groups, this guide can help one become aware of payment options and how to find providers who understand the issues unique to this population.

API Mental Health 

The Coalition for Immigrant Mental Health

Mental Health Services Directory in English

Mental Health Services Directory en español

Crisis Counseling Hotlines

Guides for Workers in Community, Social Service & Mental Health Services

For groups and advocates working with immigrant families, and in particular to address and support children who are living with fear and trauma associated with current immigration policies and attacks on their families:

For Children and Youth

The Center for Victims of Torture: Multilingual resources!