Mental Health/Substance Abuse

Mental Health/Substance Abuse: Issues and strategies related to behavioral health for diverse populations.

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Disclosing Mental Illness Among Korean Americans Is Losing Face

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No matter how conspicuously present, mental illness in Korean American families is nearly always held in secrecy, often under a cloud of denial and shame.

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Ethnomed Website: Four Star Resource

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EthnoMed contains information about cultural beliefs, medical issues and related topics pertinent to the health care of immigrants to Seattle or the US, many of whom are refugees fleeing war-torn parts of the world. Its own large database is a collection of resources and information related to cross-cultural and refugee health topics, including refugee screening.

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UPAC-Elder Multicultural Access and Support Services Program

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UPAC Elder Multicultural Access and Support Services (EMASS) Program is using a promotora model to reach out to unserved and underserved senior population (60 and older) from Latino, Filipino, African American and Somali (African Refugees) communities in the North, Central, and South Regions of San Diego County.  This Program is funded by the County of San Diego - Behavioral Health Service

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Bringing Health Information to the Community

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This blog focuses on health information issues related to the community, especially underserved communities. Regular postings on health information in the areas of public health, minority health, community resources, funding, and more.

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Development and Evaluation of a Cultural Consultation Service in Mental Health

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This project involved the development and evaluation of cultural consultation as a specialized service in mental health in Canada. The principle objective of the service was to improve the accessibility and cultural appropriateness of mental health services for the multicultural population of Montreal, including immigrants, refugees, and ethnocultural groups, as well as Aboriginal peoples.

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Cultural Competency Toolkit: Ten Grant Sites Share Lessons Learned

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This toolkit provides an overview of and lessons learned from the Cultural Competency Initiative, which was launched in 2000. The Initiative assisted mental health organizations create and implement culturally competent services by providing funding and technical assistance as well as by disseminating information about innovative minority outreach programs.

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Critical Disparities in Latino Mental Health: Transforming Research into Action

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The National Council of La Raza in collaboration with California State University Long Beach, published this white paper detailing the findings of a summit held to convene leading researchers, academics, providers and community members to better inform Latino mental health issues.

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Toolkit for Modifying Evidence-Based Practices to Increase Cultural Competence

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The purpose of this Toolkit is to provide mental health services organizations a structured method for modifying Evidence-Based Practices (EBPs) to better meet the needs of the cultural groups they serve.

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Reducing Stigma about Mental Illness in Transcultural Settings: A Guide

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This guide is intended to serve as a reference for professionals to gain an understanding of stigma towards mental illness in non-English speaking background communities in Australia. Additionally, the guide was developed to aide in the development of strategies to reduce stigma in non-English speaking background communities.

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