The Mission

To develop, promote and sponsor trusted culturally-relevant educational forums, trainings and referral services that support the health and well-being of Black people and their communities.

The Vision

The creation of an equitable, respectful and compassionate society. The development of Black communities in which optimal mental health enables children, youth, adults, and families to strive for and embrace their best life.

We Serve…


When joining BMHA, clinicians can then connect with potential patients through our referral database. BMHA offers an opportunity for clinicians to gain culturally relevant educational growth through its network of subject matter experts in behavioral health.

The Community

BMHA serves the community and organizations throughout the area by providing workshops and forums covering a range of topics and subjects. We also offer the community an opportunity to connect with culturally-competent and patient-centered licensed mental health clinicians through our expansive referral database.

Individuals, Families, and Children

BMHA is a well-rounded and a community-based membership organization that has a successful history of direct service provision, including school-based mental health services, youth tobacco education and prevention, fatherhood initiatives, summer camp, after-school programs, and HIV/AIDS prevention initiatives. BMHA programming and trainings have primarily encompassed historical and race-based trauma, structural racism, cultural competence, mental health stigma, social determinants of health, and mental health in the Black community.