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Resources for Black, Indigenous, and Persons of Color
Resources dedicated to supporting the diversity of the BIPOC community
- Association of Black Psychologists
- Ayana Therapy
- Inclusive Therapists
- Latinx Therapy
- Melanin & Mental Health
- National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association
- National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network
- Open Path Psychotherapy Collective
- Psychology Today
- Therapy for Black Girls
- Therapy for Black Men
- Therapy for Latinx
If you have an additional resource you’d like to recommend, we’d love to learn about it and include it as a resource for those who are interested. Please email us at [email protected].
If you need help finding a BIPOC therapist, Psychology Today offers a search tool matched on zip code or city.
CRISIS resources in NYC
A “crisis” situation is one that requires prompt attention, but is not immediately life-threatening. A crisis occurrence is one that can be improved or resolved by a visit from a mobile crisis team, who generally responds within 48 hours, or by telephone counseling and referral from NYC Well, the Health Department’s 24-hour information and referral hotline operated by the Mental Health Association of New York City, Inc.
1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355) is a free, confidential helpline for New York City residents. You can call 24 hours a day/7 days a week. The staff of trained mental health professionals help callers find mental health and substance abuse services. NYC Well is multilingual and multicultural. You can also text WELL to 65173 or go to NYC Well, an online resource for individuals, families and agencies in need of help and information:
- 1-888-NYC-WELL (1-888-692-9355)
- 1-888-692-9355 (Español)
- 1-888-692-9355 (中文)
- 711 (TTY for hearing impaired)
Free and confidential support for people in distress, 24/7.
Treatment referral and information, 24/7.
Immediate crisis counseling related to disasters, 24/7.
866-488-7386 / [email protected]
The Trevor Project is the leading national organization providing crisis intervention and suicide prevention services to lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and questioning (LGBTQ) young people.
CLINICS + COUNSELING CENTERS
Affordable therapy ($30 to $60 per session), wellness courses to reduce stress, many of the therapists have different specialties.
Specializes in trauma and college students. Accepts from Aetna to Medicaid.
Takes patients in NY and NJ (telehealth only). Accepts Aetna, Cigna, BCBS, United Healthcare, Oxford. Best way to contact is via new patient form on website
They accept 1199, Aetna, BC/BS, Humana, Medicare, Oxford, Oscar and UHC. They treat mood disorders, anxiety, eating disorders, trauma, personality disorders, and learning disorders.
109 W 27th Street
Offering In Person and Teletherapy (Bronx and Brooklyn). Accepts Medicaid. See locations.
Specialties: DBT, CBT, EMDR, EFT, REBT, crisis intervention, psychiatric assessment, medication management, art therapy, and individual/family therapy, Trauma, ADHD, Sleep issues, Depression, Anxiety, Schizophrenia, Substance Use, and OCD. Bilingual Clinicians.
Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) Skills groups
DBT Group therapy and DBT skills groups for young adults, adults, and families.
Adult DBT skills groups (online options available).
domestic violence/sexual assault
NYP/Columbia Medical Center
622 West 168 Street New York, NY 10032
Federal hotline offering referrals to local treatment and support services.
where to go in A CRISIS
The Columbia Day Program offers structured, state-of-the-art therapy 3-5 days per week for people struggling with depression, anxiety, and/or personality disorders that are seriously affecting their ability to go to school or work.
To make an appointment, please call 212-305-6001.
Most insurances are accepted.
Individuals who may need additional support and are experiencing difficulty adjusting and/or coping because of severe stressful situations and life changing events may require a more structured, intensive service. The Innovations Partial Hospital Program provides groups, music therapy and individual services through which adults can gain the strength and psychosocial support they need to regain confidence in their day to day lives.
Innovations offers innovative, structured mental health day program treatment five hours-a-day, five days-a-week for our partial hospital program and three days-a-week for our intensive outpatient program. Please call 484-526-3838 to schedule an intake assessment.
To register for psychotherapy group meeting dates and times, contact the Group Intake Department at: 484-526-2400.