Empowering BIPOC Mental Health: A Comprehensive Resource Guide for Individuals, Practitioners, and Allies

Author: Grace Cruse (she/they)

July is recognized as Black, Indigenous, People of Color (BIPOC) mental health awareness month. To commemorate this month, we have compiled a list of resources for BIPOC individuals, practitioners, and allies. 


BIPOC Mental Health Resources from The Mental Health Coalition 

The Mental Health Coalition has compiled a comprehensive list of resources for BIPOC individuals, including organizations created to support and raise awareness around BIPOC mental health and other intersecting identities as well as resources for locating culturally competent mental healthcare providers. | Learn More 


BIPOC Mental Health Resources from CCA 

This document includes BIPOC resources, treatment directories for locating culturally competent mental healthcare providers, self-care for BIPOC, educational resources on racism and inequality, and guidelines for anti-racist allies. | Learn More 


Racial Equity and Cultural Diversity from the Mental Health Technology Transfer Center 

This webpage includes a compilation of products and resources on cultural responsiveness, racial equity, and cultural diversity for the mental health workforce, curated by the MHTTC Cultural Responsiveness Working Group. | Learn More 


BIPOC Mental Health from Mental Health America 

This resource provides mental health statistics, such as prevalence, access and treatment barriers, and beliefs/attitudes surrounding mental health, as well as general information categorized by population. | Learn More 


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About the Author


Grace Cruse (she/her/they/them) graduated from Southwestern University with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology and a minor in Anthropology. They have experience in social media content creation, photography, and graphic design. Grace has always been passionate about how communications, social media, and design can be used to raise awareness around mental health and improve systems that influence well-being. While they are not working, you can find her gardening, exploring local coffee shops, and spoiling her cat, Luna. This fall, Grace will be pursuing a Master of Arts in Community Psychology at the University of Brighton in Brighton, England.

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