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