If you are in mental health distress, please use these resources immediately.
National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline
The National Suicide and Crisis Lifeline is a United States-based network that provides confidential support to people in suicidal crises or emotional distress. The Lifeline operates 24/7 with phone (Spanish and English) and text capability only in English.
The California Peer-Run Warm Line
The Peer-Run Warm Line is a non-emergency resource for anyone in California seeking mental and emotional support. We provide assistance via phone and web chat on a nondiscriminatory basis to anyone in need. Some concerns callers share are challenges with interpersonal relationships, anxiety, pain, depression, finances, alcohol/drug use, etc. English. Limited counselor availability in Cantonese and Spanish.
Crisis Text Line is a global not-for-profit organization providing free mental health texting service through confidential crisis intervention via SMS message. The organization's services are available 24 hours a day, every day. Spanish speakers can reach a volunteer Crisis Counselor by texting AYUDA to 741741 and/or 442-AYUDAME in WhatsApp.
Text Home to 74174
Proyecto Sol supports all paths to healing, including talk therapy. However, therapists focused on private practice may require people to have health insurance and/or pay out of pocket. We encourage you to ask about sliding scales.
This is a directory of therapists who provide mental health services to Latinx individuals. The website also has a blog with articles on mental health, cultural identity, and social justice issues.
Therapy for Latinx was created to make finding a therapist as easy as possible. Search their listings to find therapists that honor who you are, provide services with dignity, and can code-switch like the best of them.
Resources and support for Latinx parents, including articles on parenting, culture, and mental health.
The National Latinx Psychological Association (NLPA) is a national organization of mental health professionals, academics, researchers, and students whose objective is to generate and advance psychological knowledge and foster its effective application for the benefit of the Latinx population.
NCLD is a volunteer organization comprised of Disabled Latinx leaders and allies from across the nation.