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To Be the Child of an Immigrant

By Kenna Chick, 2017-2018 Collegiate Mental Health Innovation Council Member, Georgetown University

July is Minority Mental Health Month, and there have been many articles published providing insight into the cultural complications of mental health for people of color.

Mike Veny’s Story... His Way

By Mike Veny

Identity

"Who am I?" This is a question I silently ask myself right before I meditate each day. Despite my persistence, life hasn't provided me with any clear answers about who I am.

However, I've begun to detect some of the components of my identity.

What to Do When Your (South Asian) Parents Don’t Understand Your Mental Health

By Sachin Doshi, MHA Director of Development

Asian American Mental Health and the ‘Model Minority’ Myth

By Jennifer Cheang, MHA Digital Marketing Manager

Not only is May observed as Mental Health Awareness Month, but it’s also designated as Asian/Pacific Islander Heritage Month.

The Greatest Gift My Parents Gave Me

By Gayathri Ramprasad, MBA, CPS, Founder and President of ASHA International

Minority Mental Health is #NotACharacterFlaw

By Jean-Phillipe Regis, Manager, Children, Youth and Families, Human Rights Campaign Foundation

Road to Wellness: An African American Female’s Journey

By Lauren Carson, Founder of Black Girls Smile Inc. 

I remember precisely the day that I first heard the word “depression” float into the air and for some reason the word landed heavily on me in a foreshadowing manner.

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