Mental Health and Substance Abuse/Addiction in the Asian American and Pacific Islander Community

Conference table

May 15, 2014

Washington, D.C.

Chicago School of Professional Psychology
901 15th Street NW
Washington, D.C., 20005
5:30 p.m.-7:30 p.m. 

In honor of Asian-American and Pacific Islander Month in May, APA's Office on Ethnic Minority Affairs will sponsor a community forum through its Ethnicity and Health in America Series to raise awareness about the physiological and psychological impact of substance abuse and addiction. The forum, hosted in partnership with the Chicago Professional School of Psychology, the Washington, D.C., Mayor's Office on Asian and Pacific Islander Affairs, the National Asian Pacific American Families Against Substance Abuse and faculty members from nearby institutions, will be focused on mental health, substance abuse/addiction, and barriers to treatment among Asian-Americans and Pacific Islanders.