Mental Health Resources

Find the Support You Need: Mental Health Resources for Your Well-Being

Welcome to the Black Physicians of Utah’s Mental Health Resources page. Here, we have compiled a list of mental health resources specifically tailored to the unique experiences and challenges faced by African Americans in Utah. As a community of Black physicians, we recognize the importance of mental health and are dedicated to ensuring that our community has access to the care and support they need. Whether you’re struggling with depression, anxiety, trauma, or other mental health issues, we hope that the resources provided here can help guide you towards the care and support you need to thrive.

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Mental Health & Suicide Prevention
with Dr. Erica Baiden

We at BPOU take the struggles of mental health seriously. In this video we will provide explanations and tips for addressing Depression and Suicide for you and your loved ones.

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Jay Tekulvē Jackson-Vann, LMFT

Tekulve Jackson-Vann, LMFT

Two Brothas Counseling
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Demetrius Romero

Arcadia Counseling
170 South, 1200 East, Suite 100, Lehi, UT 84043
(385) 233-9328
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Sherinah Saasa, PhD, LCSW

Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Provo Counseling Center
3325 North University Avenue, Suite 300 Provo, UT 84604
(385) 380-3988
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Marlon Leon Blanks, CSW

Resolutions Behavioral Health Therapy
195 Central Campus Drive, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
(385) 316-7316 x89146
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Cassandra Cooper, CSW

Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Utah Valley Psychology
568 East, 1400 South Orem, UT 84097
(385) 412-8799
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Brandon Williams, LCSW

Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Solid Ground Counseling
Lehi, UT 84043
(385) 316-7565

Mignon Walker, MD

Slip Flow Therapy
180 N, University Ave, Suite 270, Provo, UT 84604
(385) 999-7342

Chris Curlett, CSW

Social Worker
1379 North, 1075 West Farmington, UT 84025
(385) 519-0631
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Darby Mest, MSW-I

Aspire Counseling Network
121 West, Election Road Suite, 110 Draper, UT 84020
(801) 896-9781
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Jasmine Travis, LPC, CMHC

Capital City Of Counseling
Park City, UT 84060
(385) 217-3806
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Jessica Powell,  CSW

Social Worker
275 East South Temple Street, Suite 103, Salt Lake City, UT 84103
(385) 449-3686
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Andrew Norwood, AMFT

Marriage & Family Therapist
Carbajal Counseling & Consulting
375 N. Main St. Suite 102, Kaysville, UT 84037
(385) 262-8955
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Stormey Nielsen, LCSW

Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Simple Practice
Millcreek, UT 84117
(385) 308-5359
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Kayla Adams, CSW

Clinical Social Work/Therapist
Simple Modern Therapy
124 South, 400 East Ste 230, Salt Lake City, UT 84111
(385) 289-3917
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April Riney, CMHC

Kiotani Counseling, LLC
Clearfield, UT 84015
(801) 893-5713
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Gabrielle (Gabe) Price, PsyD

Utah Valley Psychology
568 East, 1400 South Orem, UT 84097
(801) 901-2589
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Jameson Holman, LMFT

Marriage & Family Therapist
Lioncrest Counseling
Salt Lake City, UT 84105

Melanie D. Davis. LCMHC, NBCC, CCTP, MS

Planted Healing
1336 South 1100 East Suite 100 Salt Lake City, Utah 84105
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Alexis Williams, LMFT, MMFT

Marriage & Family Therapist
Utah Valley Counseling
2989 West Maple Loop Drive, Suite 210, Lehi, UT 84043
(801) 872-8521

Niecie Jones, PhD, LMFT

Marriage & Family Therapist
Visionary Liberation
Draper, UT 84020
(801) 758-2442

Dr. Raphael Corley, PsyD

Foundations LLC, Self Reflections LLC
75 E. Fort Union Midvale, UT 84119
(619) 483-7613
Kim Applewhite

Kimberly Applewhite, PsyD

Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Motivational Interviewing
Utah Center for Evidenced Based Treatment
170 South 1000 East, Suite 201 Salt Lake City, Utah
James Holman LMFT

Jameson Holman, LMFT

Youth, Family Therapy, Adults, Couples, Substance Abuse
Lioncrest Counseling
1336 South 1100 East Suite 100 Salt Lake City, UT 84105
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Parenting is a challenging yet rewarding journey, and we recognize the importance of providing our children with the necessary tools to grow and develop in a healthy way. As African American parents, it is especially important to be aware of our children’s mental health and to understand how we can guide and support their mental health development. Through the online courses provided by,  you can receive easily accessible guidance to help you navigate the complexities of parenting and support your child’s mental health needs.

Connect With Your Child By Parenting with Purpose

Helping You Child When They're Bullied

What Parents Need to Know About Suicide Prevention

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Black Men Heal

Organization based on supporting Black men through their mental health journey.

Department of Veteran Affairs

Provides specific mental health resources for veterans.

Human Rights Campaign

Includes various resources, blogs, and finding treatment for BIPOC/LGBTQIA+


Digital platform with support material for dealing with depression, anxiety, stress, sleep, chronic pain, etc.

National Alliance on Mental Health

Includes educational material, online support groups, has a helpline and has educational videos.

Psychology Today

Find psychiatrists and therapists with ability to search by area and insurance type.

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

For substance abuse resources.

The Black Clinicians

A group of licensed Black clinicians specialized in a variety of topics

Therapy for Black Girls

Organization based on Instagram created to expose Black women to multiple mental health resources.

Therapy for Black Men

Organization based on Instagram created to promote mental health for Black men.

Valley Behavioral Health

Provides individualized therapy, mental health services, and personalized treatment methods to each individual’s needs.

Volunteers of America Utah

Provides multiple mental health resource for men, women, and children.

You Are Your Best Thing

A book by Tarana Burke & Dr. Brene Burke that discusses concepts of trauma and shame specific to the black community.