1. NNED Virtual Roundtable: The Impact of Opioid Addiction in Diverse Communities

    On May 9, 2018, on behalf of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA), the NNED convened a Virtual Roundtable: Voices from the Field on the Impact of Opioid Addiction in Diverse Communities.  In this Roundtable, panelists and participants were invited to discuss opioid addiction and treatment in communities of colors...
  2. United Invitations: Welcoming New Immigrants into Communities

    United Invitations is a welcoming movement that has been growing very quickly across Europe and the world (nearly 350 host sites in the United States). As levels of migration grow and fear and uncertainty escalate, this is a simple idea that brings people together, no matter what their background, to...
  3. Disentangling Universal and Cultural-specific Risks to Mental Health Among Asian Americans

    Development-based intergenerational conflict related to separation-individuation is normative and similar across ethnocultural groups. Intergenerational cultural conflict related to acculturation mismatch—where intercultural contact leads parents and offspring to diverge in heritage and mainstream American values and behaviors—is specific to immigrant families. Although development-based conflict does not result in serious psychological distress...
  4. Sakhi for ending violence against South Asian Women

    Sakhi for South Asian Women exists to end violence against women. They unite survivors, communities, and institutions to eradicate domestic violence as we work together to create strong and healthy communities. Sakhi uses an integrated approach that combines support and empowerment through service delivery, community engagement, advocacy, and policy initiatives. Founded in...
  5. Familias Unidas: Parent-Centered Prevention of Risky Behaviors Among Hispanic Youth

    Familias Unidas™ Preventive Intervention is a multilevel family-based intervention designed to prevent problem behaviors in Hispanic adolescents. The program engages Hispanic immigrant parents in an empowerment process in which they first build a strong parent-support network and then use the network to increase knowledge of culturally relevant parenting, strengthen parenting...
  6. 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...
  7. Immigration Policies and Mental Health Morbidity among Latinos: A State-Level Analysis

    Mental-health issues such as anxiety and depression can have many causes. Newly published research identifies one that we don’t usually think about: government policy. According to a new study, American Latinos living in states with more exclusionary immigration policies report higher rates of psychological distress than their counterparts in states...
  8. 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...