1. CHAI: Counselors Helping (South) Asians/Indians, Inc.

    Counselors Helping (South) Asians/Indians, Inc. (CHAI) takes a holistic approach to providing proactive, culturally competent information and referrals on mental health and wellness to the South Asian population. They work collaboratively with communities and service organizations to end stigma and increase access to mental health services. CHAI is composed of...
  2. Measuring Success: A Guide to Becoming an Evidence Based Practice

    Demonstrating that a program accomplishes its stated goals is increasingly important for social service organizations—funders and clients want to see the evidence of successful outcomes. Although a full-scale evaluation can be a costly and overwhelming goal, adopting the information-gathering and self-reflective approaches that lead up to an evaluation can strengthen...
  3. Talk. They Hear You: Underage Drinking Prevention Campaign

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has launched “Talk. They Hear You,” a national campaign to provide parents, guardians, and communities with the information and resources they need to increase their awareness of the prevalence and risk of underage drinking and to address the issue of alcohol...
  4. Blueprint for the National Network to Eliminate Disparities in Behavioral Health (NNED)

    The National Network to Eliminate Disparities (NNED) in Behavioral Health was formed with support from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) in partnership with the National Alliance of Multi-ethnic Behavioral Health Associations (NAMBHA) to address disparities in behavioral health care. The NNED supports information sharing, training and...
  5. Case Studies to Improve Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Data Collection, Reporting, and Dissemination

    Despite numerous national, state, and local efforts to improve HIV/AIDS surveillance and epidemiology, there continues to be significant gaps in the collection, reporting, and dissemination of HIV/AIDS data related to Asian American, Native Hawaiian, and Pacific Islander (AA and NHPI) populations. This report includes in-depth case studies of three jurisdictions:...
  6. Asian American and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Infographic

    This infographic was developed by the Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum for National Asian American and Pacific Islander HIV/AIDS Awareness Day 2013. Population of focus: Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Links to resource: Link on Asian and Pacific Islander American Health Forum website Infographic (pdf) Date: 2013 Organization: Asian and Pacific Islander American...
  7. Hawaii Youth Risk Behaviors: Hawaii School Health Survey Results 2011

    The Hawaii School Health Survey has questions on Alcohol & Other Drug Use, Tobacco Use, Physical Activity & Nutrition, Mental Health & Suicide, Injuries & Violence, Sexual Orientation, and Sexual Behaviors. The highlights from the 2011 results are: The rate of attempted suicide among high school students in Hawaii has dropped...