In line with our mission to connect Asian Pacific Islander South Asian Americans to each other and a larger community, below are some resources and fellow organizations we love.
Asian American Feminist Collective engages in intersectional feminist politics for East, Southeast, and South Asian, Pacific Islander, multi-ethnic and diasporic Asian communities through public events and resources. Learn more.
The Asian American Psychological Association advances the mental health and well-being of Asian American communities through research, professional practice, education, and policy. Learn more.
A resource by & for Asian/POC-identifying birthing & postpartum people. Raising the stories & voices of Asian people, sharing our culture & history. Learn more.
It is the mission of the Asian Mental Health Collective to raise awareness about the importance of mental health care, promote emotional well-being, and challenge the stigma concerning mental illness amongst Asian Diasporic communities worldwide. Learn more.
The Asian Women Giving Circle raises funds to support Asian American women-led projects in NYC that use arts and culture to bring about progressive social transformation. Learn more.
The Asian LifeNet Hotline is a 24-hour suicide prevention hotline with services available in Cantonese, Mandarin, Japanese, Korean, and Fujianese. 1-877-990-8585. Learn more.
The Asian Task Force’s confidential 24-hour helpline offers assistance and resources in 16 different Asian languages to those in dangerous or violent situations. 617-338-2355. Learn more.
Asians Do Therapy features culturally relevant information and stories of Asians doing therapy. Learn more.
Established in 2011, Chinese American Sunshine House (CSH) is a non-profit organization that provides a culturally-sensitive environment for the New York City Chinese community by empowering those battling with mental illness through their personal recovery and educating the community about mental health. Learn more.
Cultural Therapy connects people who belong to racially and ethnically diverse groups with culturally affirming mental health providers who understand their unique histories and needs. Learn more.
DeQH Desi LGBTQ Helpline provides 100% confidential support for South Asian/Desi lesbian, gay, bi, trans, queer, questioning individuals, families, and friends. Learn more.
Hamilton-Madison House is a non-profit settlement house established in 1898 to improve the quality of life for NYC. Located in Chinatown/Lower East Side Two Bridges neighborhoods, we foster the well-being of vulnerable populations including the elderly, children, the ill and handicapped, new immigrants and refugees and the unemployed. Hamilton-Madison House delivers critical, timely and culturally appropriate services for all stages of life. Learn more.
Korean American Story is dedicated to telling the stories of Korean Americans. KAS seeks to be an inclusive hub that bridges gaps between communities and helps to instill cultural awareness and pride among the Korean American community. Learn More.
KCS’ mission is to be a bridge for Korean immigrants and the wider Asian community to fully integrate into society and overcome any economic, health and linguistic barriers so that they become independent and thriving members of the community. We accomplish this mission by providing culturally competent programs in the areas of Aging, Education, Immigration, Workforce Development, Public Health and Mental Health. Learn more.
The National Queer & Trans Therapists of Color Network builds the capacity of QTBIPoC (queer and trans black, indigenous and people of color) mental health practitioners, increases access to healing justice resources and provides technical assistance to social justice movement organizations to integrate healing justice into their work. Learn more.
The Lifeline provides 24/7, free and confidential support for people in distress, prevention and crisis resources for you or your loved ones, and best practices for professionals. 1-800-273-8255. Learn more.
The New York Coalition for Asian Mental Health (NYCAAMH) strives to improve the quality of mental health care services in Asian American communities throughout the New York metropolitan area. Learn more.
NYC Well is your connection to free, confidential mental health support. Speak to a counselor via phone, text or chat and get access to mental health and substance misuse services, in more than 200 languages, 24/7/365. Text “WELL” to 65173 or call 1-888-NYC-WELL. Learn more.
Open Path Psychotherapy Collective is a non-profit nationwide network of mental health professionals dedicated to providing in-office mental health care—at a steeply reduced rate—to individuals, couples, children, and families in need. Learn More.
Safe Horizon is the nation’s leading victim assistance organization, with services focused on domestic violence, child abuse, sexual abuse, human trafficking, stalking. Our mission is to provide support, prevent violence, and promote justice for victims of crime and abuse, their families and communities. 24-hour Helpline at 1-800-621-HOPE (4673). Learn more.
Our goal is to create a one stop shop for South Asian support to allow South Asians around the world to find the right mental health support for them. Learn more.
In response to the alarming escalation in xenophobia and bigotry resulting from the COVID-19 pandemic, Stop AAPI Hate reporting center launched on March 19, 2020. The center tracks and responds to incidents of hate, violence, harassment, discrimination, shunning, and child bullying against Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in the United States. Learn more.
Therapy for Black Girls is an online space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls and connecting them to competent mental health providers. Learn more.
Therapy for Latinx offers a therapist directory, a space for people to share stories or experiences, and resources for people who want to become a licensed mental health practitioner. Learn more.
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