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Efforts honored to promote mental health among Chinese Americans

SAN FRANCISCO, Oct. 10 (Xinhua) -- A mental health advocate in California, who has recently been awarded by the State Senate, said on Wednesday that her priority now is to help raise the awareness of ... read more

Report Puts Focus on Mental Health Services for Asian Americans

Moreover, Asians are three times less likely than Whites to seek and utilize mental health services. Among the factors that result in such disparities is the misconception that Asian Americans are mon... read more

Luke Tang Foundation established to support mental health

The Tang family has now set up the Luke Tang Memorial Foundation to honor their son and raise awareness to mental health ... help and treatment. "The mission of the foundation is to prevent future tra... read more

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Chinese elders ‘walk the middle path’ to better mental health

Selfhelp is one of 25 senior centers in New York City’s Thrive NYC initiative, an $850 million effort to expand mental ... health among Chinese seniors. That can be a real problem in families with a c... read more

Asian-Americans Rarely Report Domestic Violence

A new study finds that Asian-American ... get help the first time from trying again. “Authorities and health care providers need to be equipped with information and resources for adequately addressing ... read more

Asian-Americans are apparently losing interest in law school; report shows outsize enrollment drop

From 2009 to 2016, Asian-Americans’ first-year enrollment in law school dropped by 43 percent, compared to a 28 percent drop for all students, a 34 percent drop among whites and ... Americans may expe... read more

To improve minority mental health, research must put patients first

But as leaders of the two largest physician organizations dedicated to health ... have among minorities or people with lower incomes. To provide leadership for these efforts, our organizations recentl... read more

Scare tactics demonize mentally ill

Mass murders committed by persons with a mental illness are exceedingly rare. A recent study published in the American Journal of Public Health ... advocacy efforts fly in the face of those of us who ... read more

SCV mental health experts encourage conversation about getting help

Mental ... mental health can also text 741741 and then type in a request for help, and someone will call them back right away, said Larry Schallert, assistant director of COC’s Student Health & Wellne... read more

Discrimination can be harmful to your mental health

But to what extent does being a target of discrimination — overt or subtle — affect one’s mental ... that can help us to design effective interventions.” Among other strategies, Mays suggests that a c... read more

Mental health and civil liberties: Unwell and untouchable

In the wake of deinstitutionalization, Earley suggested “rather than locking up 365,000 Americans who have bipolar disorder, schizophrenia and severe depression in our jails and prisons, we need to of... read more

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