1. Asian American Family Enhancement Network Bicultural Parenting Education Program (AAFEN B-PEP)

    Description: The “Asian American Family Enhancement Network Bicultural Parenting Education Program (AAFEN B-PEP)” is a linguistically and culturally competent parenting education program for Chinese and Korean immigrant parents. The curriculum of this skill-based, interactive and manualized program is designed to enhance the bicultural parenting competency, as well as increase the...
  2. Disparities in Adult Cigarette Smoking — United States, 2002–2005 and 2010–2013

    Despite a significant decline in overall adult cigarette smoking since 1964, disparities in cigarette smoking remain among racial and ethnic population groups, according to a new study from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) published in Morbidity and Mortality Weekly Report. For example, current (past 30-day) cigarette smoking...
  3. Medication-Assisted Treatment for Opioid Addiction: Facts for Families and Friends (Cambodian/Khmer Version)

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) has developed a Cambodian/Khmer-language publication for information about medication-assisted treatment (MAT) for opioid addiction. It describes prescribed opioid medications, their proper use and side effects, withdrawal symptoms and how medications fit with counseling in the recovery process. Population of focus: Asian Americans Links...
  4. A Snapshot of Behavioral Health Issues for Asian American, Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander Boys and Men

    As part of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration’s (SAMHSA) efforts to promote behavioral health equity and to support President Obama’s “My Brother’s Keeper” Initiative to address opportunity gaps for boys and young men of color, SAMHSA and the American Psychological Association co-sponsored the “Pathways to Behavioral Health Equity: Addressing Disparities Experienced by Men and Boys...
  5. Suicide among Older Chinese Adults in the United States

    A study of Chinese people over the age of 60 in the greater Chicago area revealed that living alone, poor health, and an annual income under $5,000 were significantly associated with the lifetime prevalence of suicide attempts. The authors suggest that “older adults with a lower income level may experience...
  6. Racial/Ethnic Differences in Mental Health Service Use among Adults

    The purpose of this chartbook is to provide more recent, nationally representative estimates of mental health service utilization among adults aged 18 or older across different racial/ethnic groups in the United States. These data may serve as a benchmark for examining future national-level changes in mental health service utilization among adults in different racial/ethnic groups in...