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NAMI created the Multicultural Action Center in 2002 to focus attention on system reform to eliminate disparities in mental health care for diverse communities, ensure access to culturally competent services and treatment for all Americans and particularly to help and support people of diverse backgrounds who are affected by serious mental illness.

 

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Multicultural Action Center Update spotlight
A round up of news, resources, funding opportunties and events covering a variety of topics to support diverse communities in mental health recovery.

Feb. - March 2014 

In this issue:

  • Featured Events and Resources

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Highlights

A Bridge to Mental Health
The Promoting Emotional Wellness and Spirituality (PEWS) program seeks to build bridges between black churches and mental health awareness programs.

Proceedings from Breakout VIII
Breakout VIII a National Conference on PsychoSocial Rehabilitation and Deafness held their conference in conjunction with the NAMI 2004 Convention. Read the proceedings from this groundbreaking event.

Working with Congregations to Reach African American Families with Mental Illness
This outreach manual contains a wealth of information including research findings, program examples and resources for faith leaders (PDF).


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