Friday, 19 July 2013
July is Minority Mental Health Month! We want to first acknowledge all of the mental health pioneers of color who have paved the way by discussing issues of stigma, fighting for equal access to services for all, and by serving their communities as clinicians, social workers and advocates.
Although we still have a long way to go before everyone has access to affordable, culturally competent care there are more resources available today than ever before.
Here are some national resources:
We also offer Family Stories and other resources through our website:
If you would like to share your personal story or any other information pertaining to minority mental health month, please send us an email.
Photo features Eugine, a teen from Malden High School who participated in a photography project on Asian American mental health.