Encouraging Mental Well-Being This AAPI Heritage Month

The last few years have been undeniably difficult – not only because of the social isolation, loss, and stress from the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic. For the Asian American and Pacific Islanders (AAPI) community, we have also been afraid for our safety and our lives.

Достижение психического благополучия для русскоязычного сообщества

By Roman Romaso and Ivan Leschchuk at the Slavic Assistance Center. Пандемия COVID-19 вскрыла давние проблемы психического здоровья, существующие в русскоязычном сообществе. Потеря работы, домашнее обучение, тяжелая болезнь родных и друзей и неопределенное будущее только усугубили некоторые проблемы с психическим здоровьем, с которыми нам обычно приходится иметь дело. Каждый пятый человек живет с психическими расстройствами, […]

Supporting Mental Health this Black History Month

It’s crucial that we discuss mental health in the Black/African American community.

Achieving Mental Wellness for the Russian-Speaking Community

The COVID-19 pandemic has brought to light long-standing mental health issues that exist in the Russian-speaking community.

What We are Grateful For

In the spirit of gratitude, our Stop Stigma Speakers Bureau members speak to what they are grateful for.

The Importance of Mental Illness Awareness and Education

The pandemic made countless changes to how we approach the world around us – including how we prioritize and spend our time, who we spend that time with, how our actions impact our larger community and importantly: how we can best support the mental health of ourselves and others.

Fight For Your Mental and Physical Well-Being

I have been seeing practitioners for my mental health since I was 13 years old – which means I have been working to support both my mental health and, ultimately, my physical health for over 50 years. It hasn’t always been easy, but I have always fought for my own well-being by doing whatever it […]

Celebrating Juneteenth: Acknowledging the past for a hopeful future

Pastor Joy Johnson shares what Juneteenth means to her and how allies and members of the African American/Black Community can honor this observance.

Prioritize Your Health and Wellbeing This Mental Health Month

Sacramento County, like so many others, has been significantly impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic as well as heightened discussions and awareness around social injustice and racism over the past year. In recognition of Mental Health Month this May, the “Mental Illness: It’s not always what you think” project is helping to raise awareness about the […]