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  1. The Mental Health of Asian American, Native Hawaiian & Pacific Islander Communities in the Time of COVID: It’s Time for Bold Action

    In honoring May as Asian Pacific American Heritage Month and Mental Health Awareness Month, the National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA) and Change Matrix are joined by the Asian American Psychological Association (AAPA), the National Asian Pacific American Council (NAPAC), the National Training and Technical Assistance Center...
  2. Resources for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2021

    During Asian Pacific American (APA) 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...
  3. Addressing the Specific Needs of Women for Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

    This Advisory is based on TIP 51, Substance Abuse Treatment: Addressing the Specific Needs of Women. It offers guidance to providers and administrators about the particular needs of women during substance use disorder (SUD) treatment. Initiation of substance use by women is often related to family or partner use, a co-occurring mood disorder...
  4. Treatment for Youth and Young Adults With Mood Disorders and Other Serious Emotional Disturbances and Co-Occurring Substance Use

    The Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) had published this guide that reviews interventions on treating substance misuse and substance use disorders (SUD) in youth with serious emotional disturbances (SED), distills the research into recommendations for practice, and provides examples of the ways that these recommendations can be...
  5. The Rural Telemental Health (RTMH) Program in Oregon

    Since 2009, the Rural Telemental Health (RTMH) program has been improving access to mental healthcare for rural veterans in Idaho, Oregon, and Washington. The RTMH program, stationed at the Portland VA Medical Center, was started with funding from the VHA Office of Rural Health. Instead of needing to drive long distances to...
  6. Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders in COVID-19: Emerging Disparities Amid Discrimination

    Abstract: Coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a global pandemic. In the USA, the burden of mortality and morbidity has fallen on minority populations. The understanding of the impact of this pandemic has been limited in Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders (AAPIs), though disaggregated data suggest disproportionately high mortality rates. AAPIs are...
  7. COVID-19 Food Disparities with Minorities

    The National Research Center on Hispanic Children and Families has released a publication on “During COVID-19, 1 in 5 Latino and Black Households with Children Are Food Insufficient“. Many Latinx and Black households with children are struggling to obtain enough food to feed their families during the COVID-19 pandemic and...