Mental Health in the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community

The month of May is both Asian Pacific Islander Heritage Month as well as Mental Health Awareness Month. Tonight’s event will involve discussion around mental health concerns, experiences, and access to care among AAPI populations. 

What is mental health? What affects it? What are ways to cope? What are resources to help? How do we destigmatize it? What questions do you have about it?

Fit to a T

Are you Fit to a T? Do you know your Blood pressure? Cholesterol level? Weight? T-score?

That’s right, T‐score. If you had to think twice about what a T‐score is, chances are you’re not alone. It is all about your bones. If you want to shop ‘til you drop, golf ‘til your legs ache and line dance ‘til you’re 84 – knowing that your bones won’t let you down...

Join Shelly Mouw, MSN, APRN, AGCNS-BC, PCCN of the US Bone and Joint Initiative to learn about Osteoporosis and other bone diseases and how to have strong bones and live a healthy, independent and productive life.

VISIONS 2020 Presentation: Independent Living for Blind Seniors

The Independent Living (IL) Program of Michigan's Bureau of Services for Blind Persons (BSBP) is a federal-state partnership providing services to Michigan residents age 55 and older who are visually impaired. Program participants are individuals whose severe visual impairment requires services that allow the participant to maintain their independence in their home.

Join BSBP staff for an overview of this program, including eligibility requirements, what to expect once you’re involved, and to hear about the success others have experienced by participating.

Experts in Arthritis with the United States Bone and Joint Initiative on AADL.TV

Join experts from the United States Bone and Joint initiative to learn:

  • how to manage arthritis by understanding the nature and progression of arthritis
  • how to reduce pain while remaining active
  • effective physical, mental, and emotional coping strategies
  • confidence in the ability to live an active independent life

This video premieres on AADL.TV.

What is Racial Trauma? | Panel Discussion on AADL.TV

Join panelists Marna Clowney-Robinson, Raina LaGrand, Micah Saniyah, and Lauren Tatarsky for an in-depth discussion on racial trauma. Learn about racial and generational trauma, its impacts on Black, Indigenous, and People of Color, and steps that can be taken towards building a more anti-racist society.

Questions for the panelists? Please leave any questions in the comments section below.

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