Happy Asian American and Pacific Islanders Month!
Each year the month of May highlights the opportunity to celebrate our AAPI community. May also highlights the opportunity to spread awareness and promote mental health wellness.
We have compiled a quick list of resources to celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage and resources to support Mental Health Awareness for you, children, youth, and our communities.
RESOURCES AND TIPS:
Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage:
Apex for Youth - Delivers possibilities to underserved Asian and immigrant youth from low-income families in NYC
Stop AAPI Hate - Act Now and Join the Movement!
Learn about AAPI Heritage Month - www.history.com/topics/holidays/asian-american-pacific-islander-heritage-month
Mental Health Awareness:
Mental Health Awareness Is a Community Concern from Learning for Justice
Visit the National Alliance for Mental Health- New York to find resources and learn more about how to support Mental Health Awareness Month
Sylvia Lask Scholarship - The Sylvia Lask Scholarship is awarded annually by the Mental Health Association in New York. State, Inc. This scholarship is open to College juniors, seniors, and matriculated graduate students attending school in New York State and majoring in a mental health‐related field to prepare for a career in mental health. Entries must be postmarked by JUNE 30, 2022