Mental Health America works nationally and locally to raise awareness about mental health and ensures that those at-risk for mental illnesses and related disorders receive proper, timely and effective treatment. According to the U. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention , in general Asian Americans report fewer mental health concerns than do whites. Quick facts. Mental health among Asian-Americans.
Asian American/Pacific Islander Communities and Mental Health
Asian and Pacific Islander - Each Mind Matters - California's Mental Health Movement
OCAPICA was established in with the mission to build a healthier and stronger community by enhancing the well-being of Asians and Pacific Islanders through inclusive partnerships in the areas of service, education, advocacy, organizing, and research. Patient navigation, health education, and access to health care systems and insurance for low to moderate income families. Our programs have been dedicated to enhancing the health, social, and economic well-being of the underserved population in Orange County, CA. Our Policy Programs are a key component to making change and improving opportunities for all communities. Support underserved high school students through advisement, college preparation, and leadership development.
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AAPA strives to advance the mental health and well-being of Asian American communities through research, professional practice, education, and policy. APIASF creates opportunities for students to access, complete, and succeed after post-secondary education; thereby developing future leaders who will excel in their careers, serve as role models in their communities, and will ultimately contribute to a more vibrant America. APIAVote is a national nonpartisan organization that works with partners to mobilize Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders in electoral and civic participation.
NCBI Bookshelf. As many as 43 different ethnic groups Lee, have struggled as immigrants, refugees, or American-born Asian Americans to overcome prejudice and discrimination on the path to achievements ranging from the building of the first transcontinental railroad to innovations in medicine and technology. Asian immigrants now account for about 4 percent of the U. Figure Estimate of Foreign-Born U.