As an Afro-Latinx woman, I’ve often felt left out of the mental health conversation. In my search for a therapist, I found myself scrolling through photo after photo of people who didn’t look like me. I was already anxious and upset, and the lack of representation in my search only compounded those emotions.
When we’re still faced with a 24/7 news cycle showing Black men and women dying at the hands of the police, cultural appropriation flooding our social media pages and everyday microaggressions, our mental health can suffer. Luckily, there are resources out there catered specifically to the BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and people of color) community. From inclusive therapy directories to inspiring podcasts, here are 27 mental health resources to check out.