Midwest AANHPI Mental Health Service Summit -Elevating Mental Health Awareness and Collaborative Solutions in the MidwestAsian American and Native Hawiians, and Pacific Islanders Communities (AANHPI).
Hosted by the Midwest Asian Health Association (MAHA)
MAHA’s mission is to reduce health disparities for medically underserved, low-income populations in the Midwest through providing culturally sensitive and linguistically appropriate services, which include community outreach education, screening and immunization, linkage to care, mental health services, and research and policy advocacy. To serve its mission, MAHA collaborates with community-based organizations, health care providers, academic institutions, public health departments, and volunteers.
This first-of-its-kind summit aims to:
● Increase awareness of the mental health challenges facing the Asian American and NHPI (Native Hawaiian and Pacific Islander) communities.
● Identify gaps and advocate for resources in mental health services within the Midwest.
● Foster a network of professionals, organizations, and funders.
● Discuss the creation of a Midwest Asian Mental Health Coalition.