The following are a list of Resources gathered to enhance the mission of helping our communities breathe better together. These organizations are independent of NSB and not in a partnership with us unless it is noted with an asterisk. We ask our readers to please notify us if any particular link is broken/outdated. If your organization would like to be added to the list please contact us. Please note that we do not feature sole practitioners or policy sites.
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Physical Health and Wellness
“The Alzheimer's Association leads the way to end Alzheimer's and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support.”
American Sickle Cell Anemia Association
“ASCAA is the world’s oldest sickle cell and hemoglobinopathy service organization…our overall focus is to provide a wide range of medical-social-work-oriented services to individuals and families diagnosed with either the sickle cell trait or variants of the disease itself. Since its inception, the agency has served more than 400,000 families.
National Caucus & Center on Black Aging, Inc. (NCBA)
“The National Caucus & Center on Black Aging, Inc. was founded in 1970 to ensure that the particular concerns of elderly minorities would be addressed in the then-upcoming 1971 White House Conference on Aging. Since then, NCBA has helped protect and improve the quality of life for elderly populations, making certain-that legislators, policymakers, philanthropists, advocacy groups, service organizations, thought leaders, and the public-at-large include minority seniors in their programs, policy-and law-making, and giving.”
Center for Disease Control - Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support
“Did you know that people who participate in diabetes self-management education and support (DSMES) have a lower hemoglobin A1C? DSMES can also help you lower your risk of diabetes complications and depression. When you sign up for DSMES, you can get help to lower your weight, cholesterol, and blood pressure. Diabetes education saves you time, saves you money, and enhances your quality of life.”
Mental Health and Wellness
Zencare (Directory of African-American Therapists)
“Our priority at Zencare is quality care, and only therapists, psychiatrists, and dietitians who pass our rigorous qualification process can join our network.
Our clinical team interviews all potential clinicians, and we conduct licensing and background checks to make sure you receive the best possible care.”
Anxiety and Depression Association of America
“ADAA is an international nonprofit organization dedicated to the prevention, treatment, and cure of anxiety, depression, OCD, PTSD, and co-occurring disorders through the alignment of science, treatment, and education.”
“Hurdle is the leading culturally intentional mental healthcare provider. With cultural humility, we create a safe space where all people can show up as they are and feel understood. Our therapists are trained to provide culturally responsive evidence-based care to individuals, couples and families of all backgrounds, with a specific focus on people of color. Hurdle has established relationships with employer groups, leading payers and strategic partners, providing access to care to more than thirty million Americans.”