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Celebrate and Bring Awareness to Your Community

The US House of Representatives proclaimed July as Bebe Moore Campbell National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month in 2008, aiming to improve access to mental health treatment and services for multicultural communities through increased public awareness. Since then, individuals and organizations around the country have joined NAMI in celebrating the Month and increasing awareness. Join us!






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Featured Events:

Twitter Chat -- Wednesday, July 9, 2014 11:00 am - 12 pm ET

This year’s Twitter chat will be moderated by Melody Moezzi, and she will be discussing her latest book, Haldol & Hyacinths: A Bipolar Life. Melody is an Iranian-American Muslim writer, activist, attorney and award-winning author. To join the Twitter chat, follow these instructions:

  • Set up an account at, if you do not already have an account.
  • Log into your twitter account on July 9 at 11:00 am ET.
  • Access in your browser
  • Enter mhsm for the hashtag.
  • Log in and authorize the app with your Twitter account when asked to do so.
  • Remember your tweets have to be under 135 characters including spaces (the other 5 spaces are reserved for #mhsm which will be added automatically for you if you use
  • You can also use the hashtag #MinorityMentalHealth.


2014 NMMHAM Celebration Webinar -- Thursday, July 10, 2014 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM ET

We have an outstanding panel this year to lead our celebration of minority mental health awareness:

  • Arthur C. Evans Jr., Ph.D., Commissioner of the Department of Behavioral Health and Intellectual Disability Services, Philadelphia, PA 
  • Elicia Goodsoldier, Case Manager, Foothills United Way, Boulder Long Term Flood Recovery and NAMI Colorado Board Member
  • Melody Moezzi, award-winning author and activist

Through their experience, passion and impactful work, you will have an opportunity to learn how they are bridging the gaps in access to culturally competent care and support. Join us to celebrate, get inspired and share your story of hope.

Register here today! 


2014 National Minority Mental Health Awareness Month Planning Webinar

This webinar by NAMI and the National Network to Eliminate Disparities (NNED) discussed how to plan and host successful events to celebrate NMMHAM and broaden your impact. 


Learn About 

Multicultural Mental Health

Mental health problems affect everyone: Learn how they impact your community

Take Action:

Available Resources and How to Help



 Learn More about the Month

Read about Bebe Moore Campbell and how the Month was created