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

May 4, 20215 min read

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…

Resources for Asian Pacific American Heritage Month 2021

April 28, 20213 min read

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…

African American Addiction and Mental Health Support

April 21, 20213 min read

Many mental health issues go under-reported in the African American community. While the prevalence of mental health issues among African Americans is on par with their Caucasian counterparts overall, certain age groups, such as adolescents, experience more mental health issues…

Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders Resources on Discrimination, Anti-Asian Racism, and Trauma

March 25, 20213 min read

Reports of anti-Asian violence and harassment are once again on the rise—including the horrific murders of six Asian women in a mass shooting in Atlanta. From March 19, 2020 through February 28, 2021, there were 3,795 incidents of coronavirus-related verbal harassment,…

Addressing the Specific Needs of Women for Treatment of Substance Use Disorders

March 23, 20214 min read

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…

Treatment for Youth and Young Adults With Mood Disorders and Other Serious Emotional Disturbances and Co-Occurring Substance Use

March 16, 20213 min read

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…

NNED Virtual Roundtable: Adapting to the Behavioral Health Needs of Underserved and Racially/Ethnically Diverse Youth

March 9, 20213 min read

2021 Virtual Roundtable Series: Community-Based Organizations Build Pathways to Behavioral Health Equity for Communities of Color Within the context of the COVID-19 pandemic and racial disparities, community-based organizations (CBOs) have elevated their response to the behavioral health needs of racially/ethnically…

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