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Catherine Vuky, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who has 20+ years of experience in working with immigrant and refugee children and families in an Asian community Health Center. She is dedicated to breaking down barriers for members of the Asian community in accessing mental health resources.
We are excited to announce that Mental Health Awareness Initiative is coming to Boston, USA. MHAI will lead a panel discussion on “The Role of Mental Health Awareness in Minority Communities” at NAASR on June 28th. Our goal is to voice mental health challenges faced by minority communities and facilitate discourse on overcoming barriers. About ..read more The Role of Mental Health Awareness in Minority Communities
We are excited to announce that Mental Health Awareness Initiative co-founder Gevorg Gharibyan has been selected to present research on the topic of “The impact of the sociopolitical system on the particularities of human ethnic identity” at the 18th European Congress Of Psychology 2023 – Brighton, UK. European Congress of Psychology is promoting the development ..read more 18th European Congress Of Psychology 2023 – Brighton, UK
Celebrated since the early 90s, Stress Awareness Month raises public awareness about both the causes and treatments for the modern stress epidemic. During this annual 30-day period, healthcare professionals and health promotion experts unite to increase public awareness about causes and treatments for the modern stress epidemic. What is stress? Stress is the way our ..read more Stress Awareness Month
World Bipolar Day (WBD) is an initiative of the International Society for Bipolar Disorders (ISBD), the International Bipolar Foundation (IBPF), and the Asian Network of Bipolar Disorder (ANBD). World Bipolar Day is celebrated each year on March 30th, the birthday of Vincent Van Gogh. Van Gogh has posthumously diagnosed as having bipolar disorder. The idea ..read more World Bipolar Day
Emotional intelligence refers to the capacity to identify, understand, and manage one’s emotions. It involves being aware of and able to regulate emotions, recognise and empathise with the feelings of others, navigate social situations and build healthy relationships. According to Daniel Goleman, it has five main components: self-awareness, self-regulation, empathy, motivation, and social skills. Self-awareness ..read more What is emotional intelligence?
The statement of the Mental Health Awareness Initiative regarding the violations of human rights in the Vardenis Psychoneurologic Boarding House Mental Health Awareness Initiative strongly condemns human rights violations taken place at Vardenis Psychoneurological Boarding House. We are deeply concerned about the news[source in Armenian] received regarding human rights violations in the healthcare system and ..read more MHAI statement on human rights violations
Here we picked three incredible podcasts on neurodiversity, discussing the everyday lives and challenges of neurodivergent people, covering the topics of systematic discrimination, and the ways to promote public awareness. What is neurodiversity? Neurodiversity describes the idea that people experience and interact with the world around them in many different ways; there is no one ..read more Three must-listen podcasts on neurodiversity