Mental Health Informed by Intersectionality

The Impact of Racism & Trauma on Emotional and Mental Health

Addressing Law Enforcement Violence as a Public Health Issue | American Association of Public Health

Adverse Community Experiences and Resilience: A Framework for Addressing and Preventing Community Trauma | Prevention Institute

Behavioral Health Equity for Black/African American People: Data, Reports, and Issue Briefs | SAMHSA

Black & African American Communities and Mental Health | Mental Health America

Double Jeopardy: COVID-19 and Behavioral Health Disparities for Black and Latino Communities in the U.S. | SAMHSA

Free Racialized Trauma Course | Cultural Somatics Institute

Free Therapist-Led Support Group for Those Affected by Racial Trauma | Talkspace

Healing the Hidden Wounds of Racial Trauma | Kenneth V. Hardy

How Racism, Trauma, and Mental Health Are Linked | Christine Herman, PhD & Shardé Smith, PhD

How Restorative Yoga Can Help Heal Racial Wounding |Gail Parker

Mending Racialized Trauma: A Body Centered Approach A conversation between Rebecca Wong and Resmaa Menakem

Racial Trauma is Real: The Impact of Police Shootings on African Americans | Dr. Erlanger A. Turner & Jasmine Richardson

Racism is Trauma | Judith Sandalow, Executive Director, Children's Law Center

Ring the Alarm: The Crisis of Black Youth Suicide in America | The Congressional Black Caucus Emergency Task Force on Black Youth Suicide

The Link Between Experiences of Racism and Stress and Anxiety for Black Americans: A Mindfulness and Acceptance-Based Coping Approach | Jessica R. Graham-LoPresti, PhD, Tahirah Abdullah, PhD, Amber Calloway, MA, & Lindsey M. West, PhD,

The Link Between Racism and PTSD | Dr. Monnica T. Williams, Psychology Today

The Trauma of Racism | New York University Silver School of Social Work

Widening the Lens: Exploring the Role of Social Justice in Suicide Prevention - A Racial Equity Toolkit | Massachusetts Coalition for Suicide Prevention

Resources for Mental Health Providers

Treating Mental Health in the Black Community Learn how you can better serve Black clients from therapists and trainers Donna Oriowo, PhD, LICSW, Shawan Worsley, PhD, LMFT, LPCC, and Michael Jones, EdS, LPC-S. Hosted by Ben Caldwell, PsyD, LMFT and Education Director at SimplePractice

Improving Cultural Competency for Behavioral Health Professionals (Free Online Training) | HHS

Understanding Racial Trauma-Informed Interventions | Alexandra Pajak, LCSW, Social Work Today

Uncovering the Trauma of Racism: New Tools for Clinicians | Dr. Monnica T. Williams, Psychology Today

LGBTQ+ BIPOC Resources:

Inclusive Therapists: database for people to connect with therapists focused on the needs of marginalized populations including people of color, the LGBTQ community and people with disabilities.


LGBTQ Psychotherapists of Color: directory of therapists based in Northern California; also lists those providing online services.


National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network: Organization with directory of therapists nationwide.