This page houses a list of organizations and individuals making mental health and well-being resources accessible to individuals in BIPOC communities. 

To return to our master Resource list for Cultivating a More Equitable, Diverse and Inclusive Wellness Industryclick here.

We will be updating this guide regularly, so please send us any suggestions via DM @thejoyalife

 

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Balanced Black Girl
Podcast highlighting wellness from the Black woman’s perspective and 
supportive wellness community for women of color

Black Adventuristas
Inspires black women to embark on new adventures, conquer their fears, pursue their dreams, and fully experience the adventure that is life

Black Girls Breathing
A safe space for black womxn to actively nurture their mental, emotional and spiritual health via meditational breathwork  

Black Girl in Om 
A wellness site, podcast, and event series for women of color, with the goal of "creating space for black women to breathe easy"

California Black Women's Health Project
An organization committed to advocating and promoting practices to improve physical, spiritual, mental and emotional well-being of Black women and girls in California

Dive in Well 
In-person and online experiences, resources and tools, all with the mission of making the wellness world a more equitable, accessible and inclusive space (support Dive in Well's crowfunding campaign here)

Diversify Dietetics
An organization aimed at empowering young adults from underrepresented groups to become nutritionists or dietitians

Ethel’s Club 
Online social and wellness platform designed to celebrate people of color, offering events and online classes centered around healing and creating connections

Hey Fran Hey
Online wellness blog dedicated to natural living, 
curating accessible, affordable and comprehensive holistic living resources, including a comprehensive YouTube channel

Inclusive Therapists 
Online therapist matching service aimed at making the process of finding a culturally responsive, social-justice-oriented therapist simpler and safer for marginalized groups

OMNoire
A social wellness community for black women and women of color dedicated to practicing self-care and living well. OMNoire hosts events, workshops and wellness retreats around the world

National Queer and Trans Therapists of Color Network 
A healing justice organization committed to transforming mental health for queer and trans people of color (QTPoC)

Reclaiming Our Plate
A collective of black dietitians cofounded by Habtemariam and Garnett. Founding members of the collective include @thecurvydietitian, @et.the.rd, @encouragingdietitian, and @missceoh

Sista Afya Community Mental Wellness 
Mental wellness education, resources and community events

Sunshine Behavioral Health
A free resource outlining the mental health issues facing the Black community including a list of free or low-cost sources for mental health treatment in the Black community

The Black Wellness Community 
A platform created to address the lack of diversity in the wellness space aimed at “inspiring people of color to improve their health and to restore health in our communities” (Instagram)

Therapy for Black Girls
A space developed to present mental health topics in a way that feels more accessible and relevant to Black women

Wellness Official 
Platform devoted to making wellness accessible to everyone, everywhere through digital classes, sessions and talks accessible for all

Women of Color Healing Retreats
Retreat and holistic wellness company created for Black women