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    Stigma

  1. 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...
  2. Developing a Culturally Tailored Intervention for Diverse Populations

    Social workers strive to use interventions and treatments that are evidence-based (EB). However, many EB interventions are not validated with people from diverse racial, ethnic, cultural, and linguistic populations. Regarding autism intervention research, of 408 studies on 27 EB practices only about 18% of the studies reported race, ethnicity, or...
  3. Resources for Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2019

    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...
  4. Compartiendo Esperanza: Speaking with Latinos about Mental Health

    Lack of information and misconceptions surrounding mental health issues prevent many members of the Latino community from getting the help and support they need. Compartiendo Esperanza is a bilingual 90-minute presentation that can help increase mental health awareness in Latino communities by addressing a number of important topics: The signs...
  5. Anxy Magazine: Destigmatizing Mental Illness Through Storytelling

    Nearly half of American adults develop a mental illness in their lifetime; depression affects 350 million people worldwide. Yet the struggle to be well is still a shameful secret so many of us lock away—despite the fact that it drives so many of us. Anxy is changing that. Anxy is...
  6. The State of Latinos in the Deep South: Challenges & Opportunities

    Latinos/Hispanics continue to be one of the fastest growing population in Southern states, and the entire nation. The Southern region faces unique challenges and opportunities for Latinos in all areas that impact the overall state of Latino day-to-day life and health conditions. The Latinos in the Deep South Program of...
  7. Gender Minority Stress, Mental Health, and Relationship Quality: A Dyadic Investigation of Transgender Women and Their Cisgender Male Partners

    High rates of stigma, discrimination and financial hardship don’t only affect the many transgender women who face these challenges. According to a study in the Journal of Family Psychology, they can affect their cisgender (non-transgender) male partners as well. The findings were not surprising to several advocates who are transgender...