Finding addiction help as a Black person can be tough. 38% of people with addiction don’t think they can afford treatment. So, instead of scouring the internet for safe, affordable resources - we’ll take the load off your shoulders.
In celebration of Juneteenth, we’ve done the legwork and gathered a list of addiction and mental health resources that are specifically tailored to Black people. Below are some straight-forward resources that will allow you to find addiction treatment, speak to trained crisis counselors, locate culturally sensitive therapists, and much more:
The Black community is often under scrutiny for how it is affected by addiction. There is always a blog, a book, or a story condemning this issue. When researching how addiction affects the Black community, you’ll often see a list of barriers that led to this issue. However, you’ll rarely find resources to help treat this disease nor ways to combat stigmas that come with it. As organization dedicated to reversing the addiction crisis in the United States, we want to make sure you don’t hit a wall when searching for help, and to be the resource you look to when in need.