Black Mental Health

Online Resource for College Mental Health

Jed Foundation has a comprehensive, confidential, online resource center for college students, faculty, and staff regarding mental and emotional health.

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Counseling and Therapy Resources for Black / African Americans

  • Black Emotional and Mental Health (BEAM) Collective - “A collective of advocates, yoga teachers, artists, therapists, lawyers, religious leaders, teachers, psychologists and activists committed to the emotional/mental health and healing of Black communities.”
  • Black Girls Smile - “Ensuring all young African American females receive the resources and support necessary to lead mentally healthy lives.”
  • Black Mental Health Alliance - “Mission: To develop, promote and sponsor trusted culturally-relevant educational forums, trainings and referral services that support the health and well-being of Black people and other vulnerable communities.”
  • The Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation - Mission: Eradicate the stigma around mental health in the African American community
  • Inclusive Therapists - Inclusive therapist directory, online trainings and workshops, and inclusive mental health events.
  • The Loveland Foundation - Therapy fund uses donations to fund mental health services for Black women and girls.
  • My Brother’s Keeper - My Brother’s Keeper, an initiative of the Obama administration, aims to unite and amplify the voices of black
    men through mentorship.
  • National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network - A healing justice organization that actively works to transform mental health for queer and trans people of color in North America.
  • The Safe Place App - Mental Health app geared toward the Black community. App features include: Black mental health statistics,
    inspirational black quotes, self-care tips
  • Therapy for Black Girls - A space for Black women developed to navigate mental health in an accessible and relevant manner

Black Communities Online and Beyond

Contact an HCC Counselor

HCC Counselors are licensed professionals with master's or doctoral degrees who offer free, time-limited, short-term counseling to currently enrolled students.

Students with documented disability may also qualify for accommodations at HCC. Visit our Ability Services Page to learn more about accommodations.

Contact a counselor to schedule an appointment today

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