Webinar: Communities respond to COVID-19: Implications for Asian Pacific Islanders
This year's Asian Pacific American Heritage Month (APAHM) comes at a time when many Asian Pacific Islanders (APIs) are experiencing discrimination and stigma emerging from anti-Asian narratives related to COVID-19. These narratives, embedded in a national context of uncertainty about health and safety, are increasing the vulnerability for fear, anxiety and emotional distress within API communities.
NNED organizations and API community leaders are responding to the rising needs for mental health and emotional support. The evolving circumstances have created a platform for enhanced partnership and innovation to expand the availability of culturally and linguistically appropriate mental health services and ensure the safety of API populations.
This NNED Virtual Roundtable is the second of a two-part series on the behavioral and mental health impacts of COVID-19. Panelists will discuss:
- Emerging mental health needs for API communities
- Strategies for providing culturally and linguistically appropriate mental health and emotional support services to API populations
- Community approaches for addressing discrimination and stigma experienced by APIs
- Juliet Bui, MSW, MPA
Current confirmed speakers:
- Amanda Lee
- Dr. Doris Chang
- Dr. Pata Suyemoto
- Perry Chan
- Dr. Russell Jeung
Learn more about the panelists: https://nned.net/6869/
NOTE: Due to the substantial interest in this Virtual Roundtable, the number of attendees able to join live may be limited by the platform. A recording will be sent to all who register.