Ready to join California’s Mental Health Movement and make a change in your community? Looking for information for yourself or someone you care about? We’ve gathered these helpful resources from national and local organizations working to promote mental health.

Are you a mental health professional looking for even more resources? Check out the complete Each Mind Matters Program and Resource Catalogue.

NAMI API Outreach Resource Manual

The National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) compiled an API Outreach Resource Manual that outlines strategies to improve mental health outreach and access to services for the API community. The manual provides information about API mental health as well as resources for organizations including model programs and best practices.

National Asian Pacific Islander Mental Health Association

The National Asian Pacific Islander Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA) implements campaigns, provides interpreter trainings to providers in California and a few other states, and provides technical assistance to in-state agencies and organizations. With the support of NAPIMHA, the National Asian American Pacific Islander Empowerment Network is a California-based advocacy group that works to develop leadership from within the API community who have direct experience of mental health challenges. Their goal is to improve the service delivery system for API consumers.

NICOS Chinese Health Coalition

The NICOS Chinese Health Coalition is a public-private community partnership of over 30 organizations whose mission is to improve the health of San Francisco’s Chinese community. The Coalition supports several projects and initiatives relates to behavioral health and also provides some training and technical assistance through its partners.

Pacific Asian Counseling Services

Pacific Asian Counseling Services provides mental health services for MediCal eligible children and adults in the greater Los Angeles area. They have significant cultural and linguistic expertise in serving refugee and immigrant API populations. They have brochures for their services in the following languages: Chinese, Khmer, Japanese, Korean, Samoan, Spanish, Tagalog, Vietnamese and English.

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Are you a mental health professional or running a mental health focused program or organization? Looking for a more in-depth listing of tools, information and resources? See Each Mind Matters Program and Resource Catalogue.