why we need more than awareness about mental health

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Even though we’re seeing more awareness and openness about the struggles with loneliness, depression, and anxiety, the statistics show that the overall health of Asian Americans is not improving. For example, Also, Christians are not immune to emotional and mental struggles: This urgency calls for a response right now. Since churches gather more Asian Americans … Read more

CAMH becomes a program of Catalyst Wellness Alliance

Since the launch of Christian Asian Mental Health, I (DJ) have engaged in numerous conversations with ministry leaders, counselors, researchers, nonprofits, advocates, and friends, every one of them very encouraging. Here’s a year in review. I was also blessed to receive a couple dozen donations from partners who supported CAMH in its infancy. This funding … Read more

The Urgency is Now for AAPI Mental Health

The past 2½ weeks included travels to Atlanta, Georgia, Rockville, Maryland, and Washington, DC, to engage with people in-person about mental health, especially for Asian Americans and Pacific Islanders. Read the update by clicking on the image below + subscribe for future updates for convenient delivery to your email inbox. Engaging with people at these … Read more

8/28/23 Dialogue on AAPI Mental Health in Atlanta

Asian American & Pacific Islander Christian pastors, therapists, nonprofit leaders, and people with lived experience in the metro ATLANTA area—you are invited to this special gathering on Monday 8/28 at 12:00pm for dialogue on faith, AAPI, and mental health. Learn more about the special guest DJ Chuang. Please register for this free event tinyurl.com/aapi828 so … Read more

subscribe to CAMH updates by email

CAMH is starting to get a bit more organized in its communications via this free email newsletter (powered by Substack.) The email updates will sent out no more than once a month, while real-time updates may be posted to the CAMH blog more frequently. Read the first update about the good things happening this summer … Read more

Co-Creating a Continuum of Care

This picture visualization shows what an Asian American church can do to demonstrate care for the mental health and mental wellness of its community, inside and outside of its church walls: Let’s unpack the CAMH framework of these 5 ingredients listed in the previous update: There are other models and frameworks for church and mental … Read more

After Announcing the Launch of CAMH, What’s Next?

Thanks to Asian American Christian Collaborative’s pioneering work in bringing Asian American Christians and friends of our communities together to be a more powerful witness for Jesus Christ in our world today, we just released the official announcement, AACC Is Launching Christian Asian Mental Health, on December 1, 2022. We’ve had great response with social … Read more