Resources for Migrant Communities
*This is a growing list, if you know of more resources that we should include, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com.
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
- The Coalition for Immigrant Mental Health has compiled a directory of services in both English and Spanish, with costs and requirements for each that have been individually contacted and confirmed.
- The American Academy of Pediatrics Toolkit for Immigrant Children Mental Health Screening
- The National Center for Youth Law resources for the mental health needs of immigrant youth, with a trauma-informed approach webinar and a training for educators on best practices when working with immigrant students and families.
The Center for Victims of Torture: Multilingual resources!
- The Center for Victims of Torture has offered resources in multiple languages for victims of torture and includes helplines.
Black Mental Wellness
- Black Mental Wellness a site with a range of resources and offerings for Black mental health.
“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 National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association This resource provides mental health and behavioral services for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians, and Pacific Islanders.
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