July is BIPOC (Black, Indigenous and People of Color) Mental Health Month, also referred to as Minority Mental Health Awareness Month.
Finding a Black woman therapist who I not only connected with but could also afford was no simple task.
(Photo: Getty Images stock photo) MoreChallenging mental health stigmas in APIDA communitiesStigmas surrounding mental health abound in Asian Pacific Islander Desi American (APIDA) communities as they do in most BIPOC populations.
I’ve spent a lot of time during quarantine trying to learn how I can challenge mental health stigmas in my community.
Fortunately, there are some great resources like the Asian Mental Health Collective, which has programmed virtual round tables and recently launched a new podcast, all with the mission to raise awareness around mental health in Asian communities globally.