Latinx Americans Mental Health and Wellness

Organizations and Directories

Latinx Therapy:   directory of mental health therapists and other helpful information for the Latinx community.

Therapy for Latinx:  directory of verified therapists, psychiatrists, community clinics, emergency mental health, life coaches and support groups for the Latinx community.

National Alliance for Hispanic Health:  organization with information on various topics that offers a helpline (866-783-2645) for assistance navigating the health system. 

Supporting the Hispanic/Latino Community, The Campaign to Change Direction:   initiative with crisis counseling text line (text 741741).

Resources and Podcasts

Ayuda En Espanol, Suicide Prevention Lifeline:   information on a Spanish language crisis line (888-628-9454) and other relevant topics. 

Hispanic/Latino 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. 

Latinx/Hispanic Communities and Mental Health, MHA:   mental health fact sheet about prevalence, attitudes, treatment and screening tools in English and Spanish.

Latinx Mental Health, NAMI:   information on issues to consider such as privacy, language, natural medicine, faith and spirituality and cultural competency of a provider.

Latinx, ADAA:   guidance on choosing a provider and accompanying ADAA articles on why members of the Latino community don’t go to therapy and what their mental health needs as well as information on ADAA’s Spanish-language, anonymous, online peer support group for anxiety and depression. 

Latinx Therapy Podcast:  episodes about self-help techniques, how to support others and cultural competency among providers.

“Mental Health: A Guide for Latinos and Their Families,” American Psychiatric Association:  

22-minute video about different kinds of mental illnesses, treatments and how to find care.