Asian American & Pacific Islanders Mental Health and Wellness
Organizations and Directories
APISAA Therapist Directory
Asian Canadian Therapist Directory
National Suicide Prevention Line
(1-800-273-TALK) Asian Languages: 1-877-990-8585
Crisis Text Line
Text CONNECT to 741741
Asian Law Caucus/Asian American Advancing Justice
Stop AAPI Hate
National Asian Pacific American Women’s Forum
Peer2Peer Warm Line
Asian American Psychological Association: organization for professionals that has fact sheets on brain injury, trauma and violence exposure, intimate partner violence, student-adjustment challenges, bullying and suicide.
Asian Counseling and Referral Service: organization based in the state of Washington that provides Asian American and Pacific Islander communities with mental health services and support.
Asians Do Therapy: website working to reduce stigma about and improve access to therapy with guidance on finding a therapist.
Asian Mental Health Collective: group raising awareness about the importance of mental health care among Asian Diasporic communities with an Asian Pacific Islander Desi American Therapist Directory of providers nationwide.
Asian Pacific Counseling and Treatment Centers: agency based in Los Angeles County, California, that offers mental health counseling online as well as workshops and group activities for the Asian Pacific communities in its service area.
Cambodian Association of America: organization that provides information and programs related to mental health topics such as stressors and their risk factors, meditation, yoga exercises and anger management.
National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association: organization with trainings, self-care tips and articles related to the mental health of Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islanders.
Resources and Podcasts
Asian-Americans, ADAA: information on choosing a provider and accompanying ADAA articles on why Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders don’t go to therapy and the group’s mental health needs.
Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander, Behavioral Health Equity, SAMHSA: information page from agency that runs the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline (800-273-8255) for confidential support for those in distress and National Helpline (800-662-4357) for treatment referral and support.
Asian American/Pacific Islander Communities and Mental Health, MHA: fact sheet about prevalence, attitudes, treatment and potential issues with mental health care access or insurance.
Asians Do Therapy Podcast: conversations with Asian and Asian American therapists and clients.
Korean American Perspectives Podcast: Council of Korean Americans series featuring episodes on experiencing burnout and trauma, navigating mental health, practicing self-compassion and more.
MannMukti: platform with stories, a MannMukti Community Facebook group and podcast series focusing on South Asians living with mental health issues.