Estoy Aqui LLC provides suicide prevention training and social justice education to organizations and institutions serving the Latino/x and Black communities.
Dorchester Mattapan Roxbury (DMR) Support and Advocacy Network, NAMI Boston is a resource for those facing the challenges of mental illness and provides free support group and education. They are currently offering their monthly meetings virtually.
Louis B. Brown Peace Institute is a center healing, teaching, and learning for families and communities impacted by murder, trauma, grief, and loss.
The Wellness Collaborative is a nonprofit that works toward eliminating health care disparities. They provide education, insight, and best practices that promote sustainable personal and community health, wellness, and resilience.
The Social Impact Center at Roxbury Presbyterian Church offers educational and economic development programs to strengthen the Roxbury community. They also offer support groups and community conversations on trauma and healing. The Social Impact Center’s programs are secular and open to all regardless of religious affiliation.
PureSpark uses social media and their web interface to provide resources and daily coping mechanisms that would otherwise be out of reach for someone who is unfamiliar with the mental wellness system. While open to providing information for everyone, the organization’s focus is on Black women. They are also working on building a wellness provider directory for a wide range of disciplines from individual psychotherapy to reiki, yoga, and meditation.
What’s On Your Mind (WOYM) Inc. is an organization dedicated to combating the stigma of mental illness in communities of color by engaging in conversation around thoughts, emotions, and feelings. They offer workshops, a podcast, a list of resources to help you find support, and community outreach events.
NAMI Family Support Groups are free groups for family members, friends, and other caregivers of people diagnosed with mental health conditions. They offer a monthly Spanish Language Family Support Group.
Parent/Professional Advocacy League (PPAL) offers virtual Parent and Caregiver Support Groups to provide an opportunity for parents and other family members to join others parenting children with emotional, behavioral, and mental health needs. PPAL support groups are facilitated by someone who has raised or is still raising a child with emotional, behavioral or mental health needs. All groups meet on Zoom and are offered in multiple languages. Additional options are listed in this document.