During Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month, the HHS Office of Minority Health (OMH) joins partners in celebrating the achievements and contributions of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States. During the observance in May, OMH honors the rich culture of Asians and Pacific Islanders and raises awareness of health disparities.
Populations of focus: Asian and Pacific Islanders, Native Hawaiians
Links to resource:
- View the full resource library from the Office of Minority Health (OMH).
- Read statistics on AAPI health disparities in Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Health of Asian or Pacific Islander Population Statistics
- View OMH programs and partnerships to improve the health of Asian Americans, Pacific Islanders and Native Hawaiians:
- Access other resources and publications regarding AAPI health:
- CDC Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander (NHPI) National Health Interview Survey (NHIS)
- Mental Health and Asian Americans
- My Mental Illness Did Not Prevent Me From Succeeding, But the Stigma Nearly Did, by Michelle Yang
- May Is API Heritage Month and Mental Health Month, by the National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA)
- AAPI Nexus: AAPIs 2040, Volume 14, Issue 1
- Healthy Mind Initiative Addresses Mental Health of AAPI Youth
- Haumea: Transforming the Health of Native Hawaiian Women and Empowering Wāhine Well-Being
- Learn about the history of Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month