Please note: The resources included here are not endorsed by NAMI, and NAMI is not responsible for the content of or service provided by any of these resources.
Asian Pacific Counseling & Treatment Center (APCTC)
APCTC is the very first mental health center in Los Angeles County specifically developed to meet the unique needs of rapidly increasing numbers of Asian Pacific immigrants and refugees who are in need of a wide range of mental health services.
■ Phone Number: 213-252-2100
■ Website: https://www.apctc.org
■ Main Office: 520 S. Lafayette Park Place, Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90057
■ Languages Spoken: Vietnamese, Korean, Thai and English
Asian Mental Health Collective
A new global non-profit organization with the mission of normalizing and de-stigmatizing mental health within the Asian community through projects such as Facebook group, resource library, video web-series and meet-up groups.
■ Website: https://www.asianmhc.org
Chinese-American Family Alliance for Mental Health
CAFAMH is a NYC-based nonprofit organization that seeks to promote self-empowerment and mutual support among Chinese-American caregivers of individuals with mental illness by providing a safe space for family support group meetings.
■ Phone Number: 929-367-8886
■ Website: https://www.cafamh.org
Chinese-American Sunshine House
A non-profit organization based in Brooklyn that provides awareness programming and education workshops to Chinese-American families.
■ Phone Number: 917-969-7018
■ Website: http://www.chinesesunshinehouse.org
Korean American Family Service Center
KFAM is the nation’s first and only Asian Pacific Islander (API)-focused Foster Family Agency with services available in Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese and Tagalog. The Asian Foster Family Initiative (AFFI) recruits and trains API resource (foster) families to provide culturally sensitive homes to API foster children. KFAM’s Child & Adult Wellness Program provides individuals with the tools, education, support and resources to meet their diverse needs and enhance their quality of life. We also connect them to a broad range of government, health, legal and social services to more comprehensively meet gaps in essential health and human services. KFAM’s Korean bilingual/bicultural therapists help individuals (youth and adults) with relationship problems, depression, anxiety, grief or loss, trauma, marital conflicts, parent-child conflicts, family violence, anger, acculturation stresses, and workplace issues. Medication support and group counseling are also available. KFAM’s Domestic & Family Violence program provides those who experience violence in the home with Korean bilingual/bicultural crisis intervention, counseling, financial support, and cultural-specific education and outreach. We work with survivors and exposed children, as well as providing perpetrator accountability group programs.
■ Phone Number: 213-389-6755
■ 24-Hour Crisis Hotline: 888-979-3800
■ Website: https://www.kfamla.org/index.aspx
■ Main Office: 3727 West 6th Street, Ste. 320, Los Angeles, CA 90020
■ Languages Spoken: Korean
Koreatown Youth and Community Center
They have a comprehensive list of financial support services for economic self-sufficiency, free mental health services, after-school and case management programs for students, outpatient treatment programs providing help for people facing drug and alcohol problems, and housing services.
■ Phone Number: 213-365-7400
■ Website: https://www.kyccla.org
■ Main Office: 3727 West 6th Street Suite 300, Los Angeles, CA 90020
■ Languages Spoken: Korean, English, and Spanish
Little Tokyo Service Center
The mission of Little Tokyo Service Center (LTSC) is to provide a comprehensive array of social welfare and community development services to assist low income individuals and other persons in need, contribute to community revitalization and cultural preservation in Little Tokyo and among the broader Japanese community in the Southland, and to provide such resources to neighboring Asian Pacific Islander and other low income communities.
■ Phone Number: 213-473-3030
■ Website: https://www.ltsc.org
■ Main Office: 231 E. Third St., Suite G-106, Los Angeles, CA 90013
Long Beach Asian Pacific Mental Health Program
The clinic provides mental health services and welfare-to-work support services for people of all ages in Los Angeles County.
■ Phone Number: 562-346-1100
■ Main Office: 410 E. Pacific Coast Hwy., Suite #600, Long Beach, CA 90804
■ Languages Spoken: Cambodian, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Phillipino, English and Spanish
Their mission is to encourage healthy, open dialogue of South Asian mental health issues in an effort to remove stigma, improve awareness and promote self-care.
■ Website: https://mannmukti.org
National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA)
NAAPIMHA is a nonprofit organization with the mission of promoting the mental health and wellbeing of Asian American and Pacific Islander communities.
■ Website: https://www.naapimha.org
NAMI Urban Los Angeles (NULA)
Korean family support group.
■ Website: https://www.namiurbanla.org/nami
Pacific Asian Alcohol and Drug Program
The Pacific Asian Alcohol and Drug Program partners with DPSS offices to provide drug abuse prevention and education services to the Asian and Pacific Islander community.
■ Phone Number: 213-413-1622
■ Website: https://www.ssg.org/divisions/pacific-asian-alcohol-drug-program-paadp/
■ Main Office: 2001 W. Beverly Blvd #201 LA, CA, 90057
Pacific Asian Counseling Services
They provide culturally sensitive and language specific services with expertise in the immigrant Asian Pacific Islander populations. Psychiatric consultation and medication support for ongoing clients, school related concerns such as disruptive classroom behavior, ADHD, etc.; co-occurring substance abuse and mental health issues, trauma recovery grief and bereavement issues, improving interpersonal communication, bridging the cultural and generational gap in families, conflict resolution, adjusting to situational stress from divorce, job loss, relocation, etc. Case Management Services and linkage to community resources, assistance in enrolling in public insurance programs.
They also provide Prevention and Early Intervention services utilizing evidence based practices including MAP, TF-CBT, Seeking Safety, CPP, and Family Connections.
■ Phone Number: 310-337-1550
■ Website: https://www.pacsla.com
■ Main Office: 8616 La Tijera Blvd # 200, Los Angeles, CA 90045
Offers behavioral health prevention, early intervention, treatment, training, and advocacy throughout Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino, and Ventura Counties
■ Phone Number: 877-722-2737
■ Website: https://www.pacificclinics.org
South Asian Therapists
Directory for South Asian therapists.
■ Website: https://www.southasiantherapists.org
A California-based nonprofit organization providing mental health education, support and advocacy to Vietnamese-American families.
■ Phone Number: 714-489-5627
■ Website: https://www.viet-care.org