Psychology Today

Psychology Today is a media outlet that publicizes literature and resources about behavioral science and mental health. This directory in particular offers detailed listings for…

Beyond Words Psychological Services

This LLC, established by Dr. Chaitra Wirta-Leiker, offers a directory of professional (medical and mental health) resources in the Denver Metro Area. Dr. Wirta-Leiker specializes…

China Family Search

This is a resource page for Chinese adoptees interested in searching for birth family. It offers information and resources for both the adoptive parent and…

Research-China

This website details the sociopolitical circumstances of China. It examines the causes of the One Child Policy, as well as recent causes and events regarding…

Bao Bei Hui Jia

Bao Bei Hui Jia is a Chinese birth family searching site where users can post searching posters for free. Users are encouraged to provide information…

Trikone

This is a volunteer-based non-profit organization for LGBTQ+ South Asians. Their mission is to unite people and affirm their South Asian identity and sexual orientation.…

Satrang

This non-profit organization serves the South Asian LGBTQ+ community by promoting awareness, acceptance and empowerment through social, educational and advocacy-related events. They encourage volunteering for,…

LGBT National Help Center Call Services

The LGBT National Help Center serves LGBTQ+ folks who need free and confidential peer support and local resources. Their page features hotlines, an online peer…

Gay, Lesbian & Straight Education Network (GLSEN)

This organization serves LGBTQ+ youth in learning institutions. GLSEN works to activate supportive educators, uplift student-led movements, conduct extensive research, provide resources for educators, and…

GSA Network

The Genders & Sexualities Alliances (GSAs)serves LGBTQ+ youth in their local communities. GSAs clubs are student-run organizations that unite LGBTQ+ youth and allies to fight…

Asian Pride Project

This organization celebrates LGBTQ+ and API families and communities through artforms (writing, films, photography). They tell the stories of LGBTQ+ triumphs and struggles in the…

Human Rights Campaign (HRC)

The Human Rights Campaign serves the queer community and their allies. The mission of the organization is to “end discrimination against LGBTQ+ people and realize…

American Civil Liberties Union

The ACLU serves the queer community and their allies. This organization advocates for equality and has a long history of providing legal defense for the…

Gender Spectrum

This is a source for the queer community and people who want to understand more about gender. The organization works to create gender-sensitive and inclusive…

Asian American Health Initiative (AAHI)

This organization was established to address the unique and neglected health needs of Asian Americans in Maryland. AAHI assists with many programs, projects, and activities…

Southasiantherapists.org

This directory is “the largest South Asian mental health therapist community in the world.” It operates internationally, with a focus on the US, Canada, and…

Bridges

Bridges’ services serve the APISA (Asian Pacific Islanders, South Asian Americans) with culturally-affirming therapy and mental health care. In their directory, users can search by…

Asian Pacific Community Counseling

Asian Pacific Community Counseling serves Asian Americans who live in California. They offer the Transcultural Wellness Center (TWC), the Supporting Community Connections (SCC), and the…

Korean American Wellness Association (KAWA)

KAWA offers services for Korean Americans. Users can search in directories for psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, and psychotherapists. Within each directory, users can search by keywords…

HealthRIGHT 360

This organization offers primary medical care, mental health services, substance use disorder treatment, dental services, and more. They have an Asian American specific program in…

Asian Health Services

AHS is a healthcare provider that offers a complete range of medical, dental, and mental health services. Asian Health Service (AHS)’s mission is to serve…

Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS)

ACRS promotes social justice and the well-being and empowerment of the AAPI and other underserved communities – including immigrants and refugees. They develop, provide, and…

Inclusive Therapists

Inclusive Therapists serve underrepresented communities through its mission to be a mental health liberation movement creating change through decolonial education, collective care, and activism. They…

Asian Mental Health Collective (AMHC)

The AMHC’s mission is to normalize and de-stigmatize mental health within the Asian community. They offer a US and Canadian therapist directory. Users can filter…

Asians for Mental Health

This organization was created to help Asians feel seen, heard, and empowered in their journeys towards better mental health. Their directory lets users filter through…

The Red Thread: An Adoption Fairy Tale

This story originates from the ancient Chinese belief that an invisible, unbreakable red thread connects everybody destined to be together. In this children’s book, a…

The Red Blanket

This is the story of the author’s journey to China to adopt a baby girl. It’s a heartwarming adoption story that reveals the challenges, as…

Lucky Girl: A Memoir

This is the true story of Mei-Ling Hopgood, one of the first wave of Asian adoptees to arrive in America. She never identified with her…

Adoption STAR: “Scholarship Opportunities”

Adoption STAR offers four unique scholarship opportunities for the adoption community. Scholarships are for academics, LGBTQ+ prospective parents, and special needs children. All of the…

Also-Known-As: Adoptee Excellence Scholarship

This scholarship is open to undergraduate international adoptees who demonstrate leadership, drive, integrity, and civic engagement. They seek candidates who have used their adoption story…

Asian Pacific Fund: Apply for Scholarships

This fund offers a wide range of scholarships with varying recipient amounts and qualifications. There are scholarships available for undergraduate and graduate students alike and…

Haiti Scholarships

This organization is geared toward Haitian students in Hawaii. There are five scholarships listed, each with details about the requirements, award amounts, providers, and more.

Adopted (2008)

This tells the story of two adoptees and their families. One family is a couple excitedly preparing for the adoption of a baby girl. The…

The Drop Box (2015)

A documentary about a South Korean pastor made famous for his “drop box.” The film underscores his religion, work with adoption, and the function of…

Boris Lawrence Henson Foundation

This foundation offers Black communities resources, connections, and support needed to help break the silence and stigma around mental health. It offers a directory of…

InnoPsych

An organization dedicated to “healing to communities of color by changing the face and feel of therapy.” Their goal is to make therapists of color…

Therapy for Black Girls

This is an online space dedicated to encouraging the mental wellness of Black women and girls. The site has a search directory where users are…

The Dark Matter of Love (2012)

A documentary on the psychological aspects of growing up with and without parental love. The story follows the Diaz family, who chooses to adopt three…

Found (2021)

The story of three adopted Chinese-American girls who discover they’re cousins on 23andMe. Their online meeting inspires the young women to confront the burning questions…

Psychology Today: Find a Family Therapy

This is a search engine that allows the user to search by city, zip code, or name. Profiles display credentials, qualifications, client focus, therapy type,…

Unlocking the Heart of Adoption (2002)

This is an hour-long documentary revealing the filmmaker’s journey as a birthmother. It also features the stories of adoptees, birthparents, and adoptive parents. A wide…

Therapist Locator

A search engine that locates marriage and family therapists. Users can search using zip codes or a city name for therapists in the US, Canada,…

Somewhere Between (2011)

A documentary following the lives of four teenage girls adopted from China. The film explores their struggles with racism, identity formation, belonging, race, gender, and…

Black Mental Wellness

An organization that provides access to evidence-based information and resources about mental health and behavioral health topics from a Black perspective. It highlights and increases…

First Person Plural (2000)

A documentary about an 8-year old girl who was adopted by an American family. She later discovers that she has a birth family in Korea.…

Searching for Go-Hyang (1998)

A film about twin sisters who are adopted into the US, but return back to Korea 14 years later. They hope to explore and reconnect…

aka DAN: Korean Adoption Documentary

A documentary about a Korean adoptee who journeys back to Korea to reunite with his biological family — including a twin brother he never knew…

Twinsters (2015)

A documentary about identical twin sisters who were separated at birth and find one another online. They meet, confirm their relationship with a DNA test,…

Blue Bayou (2021)

A movie about a Korean adoptee raised in Louisiana. He struggles to make a better life for his family. However, he must confront his past…

Off and Running (2009)

A movie about an African-American adoptee with white, Jewish lesbians parents and two other adopted siblings beginning to become more curious about their roots. Her…

International Child Search Alliance (ICSA)

An international, all-volunteer group of adoptees and adoptive parents offering sources of information to help Chinese adoptees search for their birth families. There are guides…

Find Black Therapist

This is a search engine for searching for Black therapists in the US. Users can filter by state, city, issue (including adoption), and type of…

African Diaspora Mental Health Association (ADMH)

This association is an outpatient mental health clinic in Massachusetts. They offer many different mental health services, including individual therapy, family therapy, bilingual services, couples…

Closure (2013)

A transracial adoptee finds her birth mother and meets the rest of her family who did not know she existed, including her birth father. This…

Safe Space Africa

Mental health educational products and therapy services for Africans on the continent, as well as the African diaspora.

Twin Sisters (2013)

This heartwarming documentary is about twin sisters who are adopted by different families. They find their way back to each other via social media. This…

NCFA: Internships

The webpage for the NCFA Internship application. This is an unpaid opportunity located in Virginia that works to strengthen and support adoption.

Taiwanese Adoptees International

A Facebook group for Taiwanese adoptees to connect, share stories, and provide support for one another. It’s based in California, but serves Taiwanese adoptees across…

Asian Adult Adoptees of Washington (AAAW)

An organization dedicated to providing support to Asian adult adoptees in the state of Washington. They have community events, youth mentorship programming, educational opportunities, advocacy…

Adoptee Hub

This organization is dedicated to connecting, collaborating, and preserving adoption legacies through community, culture, and post-adoption services.

ASIA Families

This organization supports adoptees of all ages from Korea in developing their identities through educational programs in the US and Korea. They also offer cultural…

Chinese Adoptee Alliance (CAA)

A nonprofit organization founded to support Chinese adoptees and their families and friends. It was established in the early 1990s and was formerly Families with…

Adoptees Connect

This is a peer-led connect group for adult adoptees — a safe space for adoptees to gather and share their experiences about their journeys with…