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Mental Health Resources for the Asian American Community

Mental Health Resources for the Asian American Community

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Mental Health Resources for the Asian American Community 
 Asian American Suicide Prevention & Education – NY, NY 
The AASPE web site has a list of mental health agencies, psychologists, social workers, andpsychiatrists serving patients in the New York City metropolitan area. Website: AASPE 
 Asian and Pacific Islander Institute on Domestic Violence – San Francisco, CA 
 A directory of programs and community-based organizations serving the API community in theUS and Pacific Islands.Tel: 415-568-3315E-mail:info@apiidv.org Website: APIIDV  
 Asian Community Mental Health Services (ACMHS) – Oakland, CA and Richmond,CA 
“Our integrated network of services is tailored to the needs of children, adolescents, adults,families and seniors in three areas: Behavioral Health Care, Developmental Disabilities, andFamily Support Services.”Tel: 510-0451-6729 (Oakland, CA); 510-970-9750 (Richmond, CA)E-mail:info@acmhs.org Website: ACMHSTwitter:@acmhsFacebook:http://on.fb.me/OyEK0u 
 Asian Counseling and Referral Service (ACRS) – Seattle, WA and Bellevue, WA 
 ACRS assists and empowers people affected by mental, emotional and behavioral problems toprogress towards recovery and improve their quality of life. ACRS case managers, psychiatristsand psychiatric nurses work together as a team to provide linguistically appropriate behavioralhealth services to individuals and support services to their families. Treatment combines bothEastern and Western approaches and is sensitive to the unique needs of the community.Tel: (206) 695-7600 (main line); in case of after-hours emergency, Seattle Mental Health Clinicat 877-435-7054 (Medicare patients) or Crisis Clinic at 206-461-3222 (non-Medicare patients). Website: ACRS 
 Asian Initiative in Mental Health (AIM) – Toronto, ON, Canada
“This outpatient program provides linguistically and culturally appropriate mental healthservices to the Chinese speaking community.”Tel: 416-603-5349 Website: AIM 
 Asian LifeNet Hotline – NY, NY 
Telephone referral hotline for mental health and substance abuse problems for Asian-languagespeaking metropolitan New York residents. Assessment for services needed are conducted viatelephone.Tel: 877-990-8585 Website: Asian LifeNet 
 Asian Pacific Counseling and Treatment Center – Los Angeles, CA 
Provider of children, family, and adult services in Los Angeles County.Tel: 213-252-2100 Website: APCTC 
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 Austin Asian Behavioral Health Network (AABHN) – Austin, TX
 AA behavioral health professionals serving the community. The AABHN is currently at work ontheir own directory of mental health resources.E-mail:abhn.austin@gmail.com Website: AABHN 
Center for the Pacific Asian Family (CPAF) – Los Angeles, CA; Gardena, CA (by appointment only)
CPAF is a nonprofit agency specializing in assisting Asian and Pacific Islander women and theirfamilies who are survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault. CPAF are multi-lingual. Allof their services are provided free of charge.Tel: 800-339-3940 (immediate assistance – 24 hours/7 days) Website:CPAFFacebook:http://on.fb.me/R0maiO 
Foothill Family Service – Pasadena, CA 
Mental health and counseling, as well as child abuse prevention, domestic violence preventionand treatment, among other services.Tel: 626-564-1613E-mail:info@foothillfamily.org Website:Foothillfamily.orgFacebook:http://on.fb.me/OyGEOz 
John Lee, MSW, LCSW – Chattanooga, TN (also licensed in Massachusetts)
Offers individual and family counseling. Also provides on-line counseling services.Tel: 423-248-2482E-mail: john@johnleemsw.com Website: johnleemsw.comTwitter:@johnleemsw Facebook:http://on.fb.me/OUlzJ7 
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National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI) – Nationwide
Resources and information for Asian Americans through the Multicultural Action Center.Tel: 800-950-NAMI (information hotline) Website:NAMI 
National Asian American Pacific Islander Mental Health Association (NAAPIMHA)
- Denver, CO
 An extensive list of mental health resources and organizations.Tel: 303-298-7910 Website:NAAPIMHA Facebook:http://on.fb.me/OUlvcn 
National Asian Pacific Families Against Substance Abuse (NAPAFASA) –Nationwide
NAPAFASA involves service providers, families, and youth in efforts to reach API communitiesto promote health and social justice and to reduce substance abuse and related problems.Tel: 213-625-5795 (southern California), 916-448-5911 (northern California)E-mail:napafasa@napafasa.org(southern California),slee@napafasa.org(northern California)  Website:NAPAFASA Twitter:@NAPAFASA Facebook:http://on.fb.me/R0qMWa 
National Organization for People of Color Against Suicide (NOPCAS) – Nationwide
NOPCAS is in the process of developing resources to help communities of color deal with suicideissues.Tel: 202-899-5317 (information)E-mail:info@nopcas.org Website:NOPCAS
Richmond Area Multi-Services, Inc. (RAMS) - San Francisco, CA 
RAMS, Inc. is a private, non-profit mental health agency that is committed to advocating forand providing community based, culturally-competent, and consumer-guided comprehensiveservices, with an emphasis on serving Asian & Pacific Islander Americans.”Tel: 415-668-5955 Website:RAMSBlog:http://ramsinc.blogspot.comFacebook:http://on.fb.me/OC23TB 
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