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Chinese American Mental Health Seminar Videos

Very valuable resources are now available online: culturally-relevant informative videos about mental health in Chinese and Asian American communities. Watch the videos in this YouTube playlist from the 2018 Enlighten Mental Health Seminar. Enlighten seminar notes and video titles are posted at english.cccto.org/mental-health/videos-handouts...

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December 2018 Monthly FaithNet Conference Call

Faith communities provide an extra valuable source of support and care for those who struggle with mental health and mental illnesses. While the National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) is the largest organization that works hard to educate, raise awareness, and advocate...

If Asian Americans struggle with Mental Health in May 2018

If Asian Americans struggle with Mental Health in May 2018

The month of May is Mental Health Awareness Month and Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month. And these two things intersect, or shall we say, collide, for those who are Asian Americans and struggle with mental illness. Let’s do the math. The...

Mental Health Community Gathering on April 29, 2018

Most of us, if not all of us, know someone that struggles with mental health. Now there’s a safe place to help them know they’re not alone. (And, if that someone is you, you can experience a lot of help and hope...

Will churches help to erase shame about mental illnesses?

Will churches help to erase shame about mental illnesses?

Excerpt from “Can Churches Separate Mental Illness and Shame? Rick Warren confronts one more “last taboo.”” – cover story in Christianity Today by Christine A. Scheller (3/31/14):: “In some Asian populations, we know there are not even words for therapy or suicide…”