Category: Diversity


MannMukti

MannMukti translates to “mental liberation” in Hindi. We are one of the first non profit organization to directly address the mental health stigma in the South Asian community through a platform of storytelling. MannMukti is a one-stop resource for South Asians to learn about address mental health concerns together. South Asian Therapist Database: https://www.mannmukti.org/south-asian-professionals Social Media: Instagram - https://www.instagram.com/mannmukti/ Facebook - https://www.facebook.com/mannmukti/ Facebook Community Group - https://www.facebook.com/groups/206684379895063/ Twitter - https://twitter.com/mannmukti LinkedIn - https://www.linkedin.com/company/mannmukti/  (Read More...)
Nechi Institute Centre of Indigenous Learning

Nechi Institute has been a leader in addictions treatment, research, and training for over 40 years. Indigenous people have been diversely affected by colonization which is observable through the abuse and trauma that affects our Indigenous communities. Our courses were developed by and for Indigenous people in response to an overwhelming need to provide culturally appropriate addictions training for treatment.  (Read More...)
Affiliation of Multicultural Societies and Service Agencies of BC

AMSSA is a unique province-wide association that strengthens over 70 member agencies as well as hundreds of community stakeholder agencies who serve immigrants and newcomers, and build culturally inclusive communities, with the knowledge, resources and support they need to fulfill their mandates. Vision: A just and equitable society in which everyone benefits from social and economic inclusion. Mission: AMSSA facilitates collaborative leadership, knowledge exchange and stakeholder engagement to support agencies that serve immigrants and build culturally inclusive communities. Values: Inclusiveness, Integrity, Mutual Respect, Equity, Diversity, Collaboration. Experience: Since 1977 AMSSA has been providing a diverse range of settlement and integration support and capacity building services including developing and facilitating networking and training events and producing highly relevant information resources. AMSSA also convenes a broad range of BC interest and stakeholders groups to discuss and collaborate on immigration, economic and BC community inclusion issues. AMSSA is also one of the first organizations in the sector to frequently use technology as a cost effective, highly accessible engagement model to distribute information and promote dialogue. All of our settlement and integration capacity building activities are infused with innovative approaches, and are based on AMSSA’s deep values of inclusiveness, integrity and collaboration.  (Read More...)
National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA)

Description/Mission: The mission of the National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA) is to promote the mental health and wellbeing of the Asian American and Pacific Islander communities. Since its founding, NAAPIMHA strives to raise awareness of the role of mental health in an individual’s health and well-being, especially in Asian American Pacific Islander communities throughout the country. Training Services: Achieving Whole Health – The Achieving Whole Health training provides a creative, interactive and culturally relevant way of improving both health and mental health outcomes for Asian Americans, Native Hawaiians and Pacific Islander communities. It fills a critical need by drawing on the strengths of paraprofessional staff and community members to train them to become Wellness Coaches. They learn how to take an active role in improving their own health as well as learning ways to help others. This model can be easily replicated and used with all ages. https://www.naapimha.org/achieving-whole-health Friends DO Make a Difference – Friends DO Make a Difference is a mental health training program designed for college students and young professionals. The purpose is to help students to develop and facilitate communication skills so they are able to talk about mental health issues on campus and in their workplace. We offer workshops that help students manage stress and depression; improve listening skills to further assist friends that are going through challenges. https://www.naapimha.org/friends-do-make-a-difference-1 Contact Info: (719)377-3140 coffeewithjrkuo@gmail.com  (Read More...)
Black Girls Smile

Black Girls Smile Inc. is a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting positive mental health for young African American females. BGS works to achieve this ...through resource programs, forums, and mentorship initiatives that promote mental health education, awareness, and self-empowerment.  (Read More...)
Black Demographics

Since 2007 BlackDemographics.com has combined data about African Americans from government agencies, universities, and research centers and applied simple analysis with tables, charts and graphs all in one place. This makes BlackDemographics.com a top resource for information regarding the Black community in America.  (Read More...)

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