Volume V: Alone With Our Thoughts
Femme on Film Series
A list of mental health resources that may benefit our readers.
(This is not an exhaustive list and will be updated regularly)
- The Okra Project is a collective that seeks to address the global crisis faced by Black Trans people by bringing home cooked, healthy, and culturally specific meals and resources to Black Trans People wherever they can reach them. They also coordinate the
Nina Pop Mental Health Recovery Fund
Tony McDade Mental Health Recovery Fund
which pay for one-time therapy sessions for Black people of
- With the barriers affecting access to treatment by members of diverse ethnic and racial groups, Loveland Therapy Fund provides financial assistance to Black women and girls nationally seeking therapy.
- Therapy for Black Girls is an online space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls. They can also connect you to Black women therapists.
- The go-to resource for survivors of sexual assualt to engage in monthly restorative virtual experiences for the mind, body + soul.
- A foundation that takes a whole-life wellness approach to serving and supporting Black women to improve their health and quality of life, and to disrupt the disparities that impact our health outcomes.
- National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network (NQTTCN) is a healing justice organization committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of color (QTPoC).
- An organization that centers the needs of marginalized populations, including Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, the LGBTQ+ community, neurodivergent folx, and people with disabilities and helps them to find a therapist.
- A nonprofit working to help diverse teenagers and their families achieve optimal mental health through dialogue, learning, and the understanding that everyone deserves care and support.
- This foundation ensures cultural competency in caring for African Americans who struggle with mental illness by providing scholarships to African-American students who seek a career in the mental health field; offer mental health services and programs to young people in urban schools; and combat recidivism within the prison system.
- An organization whose mission is to remove the barriers that Black people experience getting access to or staying connected with emotional health care and healing. They do this through education, training, advocacy and the creative arts.