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South Asian Specific Resources
Directory of South Asian therapists around the world, searchable by zip code.
MannMukti is an org dedicated to encouraging healthy, open dialogue of mental health issues in an effort to remove stigma, improve awareness and promote self-care. They offer a variety of resources and infographics including a community forum and list of resources by faith.
SAMHIN is a non-profit that addresses the mental health needs of the South Asian community in the U.S. Their goal is to decrease the stigma and shame associated with mental illness and offer resources for people who seek help, including a provider database.
Collective of youth organizers who seek to create a safe space for South Asian youth across the diaspora. Their goal is to fight cultural stigmas, educate, and empower the community by providing resources on the issues most important to us, from sex and sexuality to mental health.
SAN (South Asian Network) is a community based organization dedicated to advancing the health, well being, and civil rights of South Asians in Southern California. They offer programs including free and reduced-fee counseling and CHAI, the Community Health Action Initiative.
Satrang serves the South Asian LGBTQ community by promoting awareness, acceptance, and empowerment through social, educational, and advocacy-related events. They also provide mental health resources for the community.
MENTALHEALTH.GOV | WWW.MENTALHEALTH.GOV
A resource page from Health and Human Services, including brief primers on various mental health illnesses and linking to resources available.
THE NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH (NIMH) | WWW.NIMH.NIH.GOV
The National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) offers resources as well as links to finding treatment, including participating in various clinical trials.
AMERICAN PSYCHOLOGICAL ASSOCIATION | LOCATOR.APA.ORG
American Psychological Association’s provider locator.
PSYCHOLOGY TODAY | PSYCHOLOGYTODAY.COM
Provides articles, resources, and information, as well as a robust directory of providers, including for substance abuse, psychiatrists, and support groups. The directory is searchable by location, insurance provider, areas of specialty/types of therapy, and demographics served.
NATIONAL QUEER AND TRANS THERAPISTS OF COLOR NETWORK | WWW.NQTTCN.COM
Network for queer and trans therapists of color, featuring a directory searchable by location if you are looking for a therapist who identifies as a QTPoC therapist.
SUBSTANCE ABUSE AND MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES ADMINISTRATION | WWW.SAMSHA.GOV
SAMHSA and NIHM offer a resource to search for local treatment providers for behavioral health and substance abuse treatment based on your zip code.
SAMHSA’s National Helpline: 1-800-662-HELP (4357) | 1-800-487-4889 (TDD)
relationship Violence Resources
SAKHI FOR SOUTH ASIAN WOMEN | WWW.SAKHI.ORG | 212-868-6741
Sakhi is originally a NY-based organization dedicated to ending violence against women in South Asian communities and supporting women through advocacy and community services. They also have a list of women’s resources across states and municipalities.
NARIKA | WWW.NARIKA.ORG | 1-800-215-7308
Narika provides culturally responsive and linguistically diverse domestic violence services in the Bay Area. They focus on advocacy, support, information, and referrals.
SAHELI BOSTON | SAHELIBOSTON.ORG
Saheli is a Boston-based group dedicated to supporting South Asian women and their families. This resource page includes a variety of helpful sub-topics such as immigration, domestic violence, gay men, and legal issues.