National Black Justice Coalition Mental Health Support Program 2022 is Now Closed

The Boris L. Henson Foundation is proud to be working with the National Black Justice Coalition (NBJC) to help increase access to competent and quality mental health support for Black Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender, Queer+, and Same-Gender Loving (LGBTQ+/SGL) people. The Mental Wellness Program was developed to cover the cost of virtual or teletherapy services by licensed clinicians in our network for up to five (5) sessions. This short-term opportunity is offered to those experiencing a life-changing event or those who simply need support.

The Program is Now Closed:

  • Must have internet access in a private space or environment

  • Comfortable receiving services through video and online platforms

  • No medical insurance, or extended wait time (greater than 14 days) pending health insurance approval for mental health services

  • Experiencing a decline in mental wellness due to life-changing events or impacted by social injustice against people of color;

    • Anxiety

    • Death of a loved one

    • Worry about completing your senior year or graduation

    • Worry about elder family members, friends, or those with compromised immune systems

    • Loss of community and physical connection

    • Lack of supplies or resources

    • Feeling anxious due to race relations and injustice against African-Americans and/or LGBTQ+/SGL people


Services are Now Offered:


  • Individual virtual sessions

    • Up to five (5), short term sessions as clinically indicated by the provider

  • Does not retroactively cover services received before approval or for out of network providers


Application Process:

     Step 1 – Search the BLHF Resource Guide and filter by state.

     Step 2 – Select your preferred provider.

     Step 3 – Submit your participant application.