Black Thrive is a Lambeth-based partnership between communities, statutory organisations, voluntary and private sector.
They work together to reduce the inequality and injustices experienced by Black people in mental health services. They address the barriers which lead to poorer outcomes across a range of social factors, such as education, employment, housing, and so on, all of which may negatively impact your health and well-being.
The UK’s largest independent organisation specializes in working psychologically, with people who identify as Black, African, South Asian and Caribbean.nTheir aim is to address the inequality of access to appropriate psychological services for Black people, which is a well-recognised reality. Their website provides a list of local and free resources and services for people of minority background who are seeking help.
This group is working to make mental health topics relevant and accessible for all black people in the U.K. They aim to fulfil this by connecting black individuals and families with professional mental health services across the U.K – and they have created a fund to do just that. The site lists Black therapists and encourages people to get in touch in order to understand how finding the right therapist could be so beneficial.
This Instagram account founded by Dr. Joy Harden Bradford has more than 324,000 followers and provides a wealth a fantastic resources, news and tips specifically for Black women.
On the website you can find therapists of colour to connect with, or simply read up on materials that teach resilience and strategies. They also have their own podcast.
Rest for Resistance is a trans-led organization that aims to empower LGBTQIA+ people of colour. The US-based platform aims to be a safe online space that promotes meditation as an act of resistance, and features art, writing, and a directory of intersectional mental-health resources.