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Artist: Hana Rafee 

Community Resources

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If you or someone you know feels triggered or emotionally distressed by the content (including stories) shared on our website, please seek help or share these resources if you know someone who needs help. Kindly take care of yourselves! 

Community-Based Alternatives to Calling Police

Suicide and Crisis Hotline

Text 988

Chat now with Lifeline

En Español: 1-888-628-9454

Trikone: Desi LGBTQ Resource

South Asian Mental Health Initiative & Network (SAMHIN)

Provider Directory (USA)

My Sister's House 

Sacramento, CA

24-Hour Multi-lingual Help Line

Phone: (916) 428-3271


The Therapists of Color (TOC) Bay Area Collective



South Asian Network (SAN)

SACSS (South Asian Council for Social Services)

Health services and resources for immigrant New Yorkers.  


P: (718) 321-7929


Georgia-based organization

Toll-free Helpline: (1 866) 725-7423


New Jersey

24/7 multilingual hotline

P: 732-435-1414

South Asian American Digital Archive (SAADA)

Power of stories to create belonging for 5.4+ million South Asian Americans.

Get Involved

Story Collections

Article: South Asians & Mental Health

South Asian Youth in Houston Unite (SAYHU)


Tahirih Justice Center

 A national, nonprofit organization that serves immigrant survivors fleeing gender-based violence.

Sacramento Community Helpline

8 a.m. – 8 p.m., 7 days a week.

P: (877) 541-2525

North American Islamic Shelter for the Abused

National Domestic Violence Hotline

1.800.799.SAFE (7233)

TTY 1.800.787.3224

Text "START" to 88788

Parivar Bay Area: Our Queer Trans South Asian Family



Opening Doors, Inc

Sacramento, California

Immigrants & Refugees

Phone (916) 492-2591


The Asian Pacific Institute on Gender-Based Violence

South Asian Public Health Association (SAPHA) 

Jahajee Sisters

Serving Indo-Caribbean communities in New York

Emergency Fund for Survivors

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South Asian Americans Leading Tomorrow (SALT)

A national advocacy organization committed to racial justice.


The National Coalition of South Asian Organizations (NCSO)

Mirror Memoirs

An oral history project centering LGBTQ survivors of color in the movement to end child sexual abuse.


Podcast: Immigrantly

Discusses deeply personal conversations around race, identity, and the immigrant experience

America Nepal Society

Bring together the Nepalese American community (of all ages – youths and adults) 

MH First

Volunteer-based mental health emergency response team

7 p.m. – 7 a.m., Fri., Sat. & Sun.

Call/ Text: (916) 670-4062

Narika (Fremont, CA)

Fremont, California

Crisis Line: (P) 1-800-215-7308

Sikh Family Center



Helpline Brochure

Apna Ghar, Inc.

Chicago, IL
24-HOUR Crisis Support

Phone: (773) 334 4663 

Text: (773) 899 1041 Email:

The Trevor Project:

an LGBTQ resource

Reach a Counselor 24/7.

Call: 1-866-488-7386

Text: 678-678

DAYA Houston

Houston, Texas

Confidential Helpline: 713-981-7645

Services and Resources


Sakhi for South Asian Women

serving New York

Helpline (212) 868-6741

Monday–Friday 10 am-10 pm

Get Help Resources

Sikh Coalition

Community Resources

Legal Assistance (P): 212-655-3095

Office (P) 212-655-3095

Article: Develop Your Self-Care Plan

School of Social Work

University of Buffalo


For free webinars and paid public workshops on digital storytelling

Sahiyo: United Against Female Genital Cutting

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